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Professor Vicky Goh

Vicky Goh

Job title

Chair of Clinical Cancer Imaging

Deputy Head of Department

Department/Division

Cancer Imaging

Date started at King’s

2011


Challenges and achievements

Professor Vicky Goh is Chair of Clinical Cancer Imaging and Consultant Radiologist at Guy's and St Thomas'. Educated at Cheltenham Ladies' College and Cambridge University, she is President of the European Society of Oncologic Imaging, Fellow of the European Society of Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Radiology, and Faculty member of the European School of Radiology. She is on the editorial board of Radiology and European Radiology. She is an active contributor to National/International practice guidelines and policy.

A brief summary of your research interests, grants awarded and publications

Her research focuses on multimodality functional imaging and biomarker development in cancer with a special interest in gastrointestinal, lung and renal cancers. She has >100 peer reviewed papers. She has been a principal and co-applicant on project and infrastructure grants totalling £22M in the last 3 years including being the Chief Investigator of a NIHR HTA funded multicentre study of imaging in colorectal cancer (PROSPeCT). She has given >50 national/international keynote lectures and has an international reputation for translating novel functional imaging techniques into clinical practice.

Any details you wish to share about how being female has impacted upon your career (positively or negatively)

Being female has never been a barrier to my career, and indeed been an enabler in my opinion but having a good mentor and support system is essential. As a clinical academic, a wife and mother of young children, I strongly believe that it is important to be happy and maintain a healthy balance in work and life in order to achieve the most of one’s potential.

 

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