Dr Stephen Harland was appointed Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology at the Institute of Urology in 1986. Since then, he has specialised in testis, bladder and prostate cancers and has led on the medical oncological treatment of these tumours at Middlesex and University College Hospitals.
Dr Harland has been active in research into urological cancer throughout his consultant career and his publications reflect this. He has served as Chairman of the MRC Bladder Cancer Group, of the North London Urology Tumour Board and the Castration-resistant Subgroup of the National Cancer Research Network Prostate Cancer Clinical Studies Group. He was on the Editorial Committee of the Government's document for improving outcomes in urological cancer and has been a frequent speaker at international meetings.
Recent appointments have been at the Royal Marsden Hospital, St George’s Hospital and the Royal Surrey County Hospitals.