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Justin -Davies-Colorectal-Surgeon-Downing-College-Cambridge
Justin Davies


Royal Society of Medicine – Presidents Day

As President of The Royal Society of Medicine Section of Coloproctology, Justin is proud to welcome a large numbers of surgeons from the UK and Europe to Cambridge for his Presidents Day, featuring world leading speakers and wide ranging topics from translational research, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and the future of digital surgery.

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National and international guidelines for the treatment of haemorrhoids

Mr Davies was delighted to contribute to an evaluation of national and international guidelines for the treatment of haemorrhoids- a link to the publication is available here: Evaluation of the current guidelines for the management of haemorrhoidal disease using the Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation II instrument – Gavriilidis- Annals of Translational Medicine (amegroups.com)

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Given that several people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every hour in the UK, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms that are key to look out for and that require further investigation. This is especially important given that bowel cancer is a potentially curable disease. Information about this can be found at:


In addition, further information is available on the BowelCancerUK website at:


Principal Investigator at Addenbrooke’s Hospital for the COVIDSurg research project

Justin is the Principal Investigator at Addenbrooke’s Hospital for the COVIDSurg research project, which is an international group of surgical teams exploring the impact of COVID-19 on specialist surgical services.

The paper investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the provision of colorectal cancer surgery during the pandemic is now published, and can be found at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/codi.15431

An update on Lynch Syndrome NICE Guidelines.

As part of Justin’s role as Topic Advisor for the Nice Colorectal Cancer Guidelines Committee, he is pleased to have contributed to the development of patient decision aid to help those with Lynch Syndrome in answering the question of whether to consider taking aspirin or not to reduce the chance of getting bowel cancer.

This NICE decision aid resource can be found at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng151/resources