Professor Malcolm Mason

Malcolm Mason is the Cancer Research Wales Professor of Clinical Oncology at Cardiff University.

He is a clinician who specialises in the management of urological cancers, in which capacity he is the Chairman of the UK National Cancer Research Institute’s Prostate Cancer Clinical Studies Group. He is an experienced Clinical Researcher, has been the Chief Investigator for a number of Medical Research Council trials, and he has over 250 publications in his field. For the UICC (International Union Against Cancer) he Chairs the UK TNM Committee, and sits on the Core Group and the Prognostic Factors Task Group. Since 2003 he has been the Director of the Wales Cancer Bank, the UK’s first population-based tumour and blood sample collection, which to date has recruited over 3,900 patients. He also has laboratory research interests in prostate cancer, focused on immunology and on cancer metastasis.