Greg Rubin was a GP in the North East of England for 35 years and is Emeritus Professor of General Practice and Primary Care at Newcastle University. With over 200 peer-reviewed publications, his research is in the diagnosis and management of cancer in primary care and at the interface with secondary care, and the configuration of health services to enable this.
He chairs the Cancer Research UK-funded CanTest Collaborative, and has advised the Department of Health and CRUK on the implementation of cancer strategy. He was the Royal College of General Practitioners’ first Clinical Lead for Cancer and is the clinical lead for the English National Cancer Diagnosis Audit. In 2017 he was awarded the CRUK Jane Wardle Prevention and Early Diagnosis Prize for world-leading research in the field of prevention and early diagnosis of cancer.