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Prof James Kench

Prof James Kench

Local Pathology Director, Sydney (RPA Hospital, Camperdown)

Gadigal, Eora. Prof James Kench

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. Prof 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.


Anatomical Pathology Research


Anatomical Pathology

Our anatomical pathologists examine tissue and cells taken from patients to diagnose a wide variety of diseases, including cancer.


Every day, our NSW Health Pathology colleagues take part in innovative research to improve public health and safety.

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