Our anatomical pathologists examine tissue and cells taken from patients to diagnose a wide variety of diseases, including cancer.
Local Pathology Director
Prof Kench has been Head of Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital since 2009 and is also currently Local Pathology Director-RPA. He has nationally and internationally recognised subspecialty expertise in prostatic, pancreatic, hepatic and gastrointestinal pathology. Dr Kench has published over 160 peer reviewed journal articles, including in journals such as Nature, JNCI, Cancer Cell, Journal of Clinical Oncology etc, plus 8 books and book chapters, with >13,000 citations. In his spare time James likes to pursue his interests in Roman history, culture and travel. He is a cricket tragic and can be found at Moore Park in the first week of every year.