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Tom Treasure

Tom Treasure, MD MS FRCS FRCP

Clinical Operational Research Unit, UCL, London
4 Taviton Street
Clinical and Interventional Trials unit (UCL)
London  WC1H 0BT
United Kingdom
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Guy's Hospital Medical School 1965-1970
Guy's Thoracic Unit 1970-1971
London Chest Hospital 1978 and 1980
Brompton Hospital (London) 1979
UAB USA 1981
Middlesex and UCL (London) 1982-1990
St George's Hospital (London) 1990-2001
Guy's Hospital Thoracic Unit 2001-2007

Other Interests

Cancer trials
Marfan syndrome
Clinical research


Recent publications

Treasure, T., V. Farewell, F. Macbeth, K. Monson, N.R. Williams, C. Brew-Graves, B. Lees, O. Grigg, and L. Fallowfield. 2019. "Pulmonary Metastasectomy versus Continued Active Monitoring in Colorectal Cancer (PulMiCC): a multicentre randomised clinical trial." Trials 20 (1): 718. [doi];10.1186/s13063-019-3837-y [pii]. and the 

Milosevic, M., J. Edwards, D. Tsang, J. Dunning, M. Shackcloth, T. Batchelor, A. Coonar, J. Hasan, B. Davidson, A. Marchbank, S. Grumett, N. R. Williams, F. Macbeth, V. Farewell, and T. Treasure. 2020a. "Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Colorectal Cancer (PulMiCC): Updated analysis of 93 randomised patients - control survival is much better than previously assumed." Colorectal Dis

Aberg, T., and T. Treasure. 2016. "Analysis of pulmonary metastasis as an indication for operation: an evidence-based approach." Eur. J. Cardiothorac. Surg 50 (5): 792-798. [pii];10.1093/ejcts/ezw140 [doi].

Treasure T, Macbeth F (2016) Is Surgery Warranted for Oligometastatic Disease? Thorac Surg Clin 26 (1): 79-90, doi:S1547-4127(15)00077-8 [pii];10.1016/j.thorsurg.2015.09.010 [doi]


Marfan syndrome and aortic root aneurysm

Treasure T, Pepper J, Mohiaddin R (2015) Personalised External Aortic Root Support: Letter. N Engl J Med 372 (10): 979-980, doi:10.1056/NEJMc1500128#SA2 [doi]


Treasure T, Petrou M, Rosendahl U, Austin C, Rega F, Pirk J, Pepper J (2016a) Personalised external aortic root support: a review of the current status. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezw078


Treasure T, Takkenberg JJ, Pepper J (2016b) Republished review: Surgical management of aortic root disease in Marfan syndrome and other congenital disorders associated with aortic root aneurysms. Postgrad Med J 92 (1084): 112-117, doi:postgradmedj-2013-305132rep [pii];10.1136/postgradmedj-2013-305132rep [doi]


Mesothelioma surgery

Treasure T (2016) What is the best approach for surgery of malignant pleural mesothelioma? It is to put our efforts into obtaining trustworthy evidence for practice. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151 (2): 307-309, doi:S0022-5223(15)01795-X [pii];10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.086 [doi]