Dr Mark Verrill is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care where he specialises in breast cancer and gastrointestinal stromal tumours (sarcoma).
After studying medicine at Cambridge and University College London, Dr Verrill completed medical oncology training at the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research.
He moved to Newcastle in 1999 as Cancer Research UK Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology before taking up his current NHS post in 2007. His main interest is systemic therapies in breast cancer with a strong focus on clinical trials.
Dr Verrill is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Breast Clinical Studies Group.