Who's Who

Brian Rous

Senior Visiting Scientist

Section of Cancer Surveillance


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2007FRCPathHistopathologyRoyal College of PathologistsLondonUK
1999Mb ChBMedicineUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
1999PhDMolecular BiologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
1994BANatural SciencesUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK


Current Research Projects

  • International Classification of Diseases for Oncology

  • WHO Classification of Tumours series


Selected Publications

McPhail S, Johnson S, Greenberg D, Peake M, Rous B. (2015) Stage at diagnosis and early mortality from cancer in England. Br J Cancer. 31;112 Suppl 1:S108-15. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.49

4. Ferlay, J & Rous B (2014) Histological Groups. Cancer Incidence in Five Continents Vol. X. IARC Sci Publ. 2014;(164 Pt 1):79-88

Eden M., Rous, B. A., Rashbass J. (2014) Misinterpretation of the origins and composition of staging data and its impact on colorectal cancer survival. Acta Oncol. 53(6):845-6. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2013.875217. 4. Ferlay, J & Rous B (2014) Histological Groups. Cancer Incidence in Five Continents Vol. X. IARC Sci Publ. 2014;(164 Pt 1):79-88.

Gavin A., Rous B., Marcos-Gragera R., Middleton R., Steliarova-Foucher E., Maynadie M., Zanetti R., Visser O. (2014) Towards optimal clinical and epidemiological registration of haematological malignancies: Guidelines for recording progressions, transformations and multiple diagnoses. Eur J Cancer. 51(9):1109-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2014.02.008.

Lai J., Elleray R., Nordin A., Hirschowitz L., Rous B., Gildea C., Poole J. (2013) Vulval cancer incidence, mortality and survival in England: age-related trends. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 121(6):728-38; discussion 739. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12459.