Jesme Fox

Jesme Fox

Medical Director

Roy Castle Lung Foundation


Dr Fox is Medical Director of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, a UK-based lung cancer charity. She joined the foundation in November 1998, having previously spent seven years in medical oncology at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. She initially established the foundation’s work in lung cancer patient information, support and advocacy.

Dr Fox has written numerous articles raising public awareness of the disease, focusing on lung cancer patient issues and access to best-practice treatment and care. She is responsible for the charity’s lung cancer research funding portfolio and policy work.

At an international level, Dr Fox is the Secretary of the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) of advocacy organisations, for which the foundation provides the secretariat.