Deborah Williamson

Dr Williamson

Job title: Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Department: Oncology

Telephone number: 01772 522984

Primary medical qualification: MB ChB University of Manchester

Other qualifications: MRCP, FRCR

Year of registration: 1998

GMC number: 4535861

Career history: I graduated from the University of Manchester in 1998. After general medical training within the North West and Yorkshire, I completed my specialist oncology training in Yorkshire (Cookridge Hospital and St James Institute of Oncology, Leeds). I spent a year as a Clinical Research Fellow at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, where my research focused on technical radiotherapy for breast and gynaecological cancers, including IMRT and brachytherapy.

I moved to Lancashire, and my current post, in 2009.

I currently treat patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals and treat patients from Preston/Chorley, East Lancashire, Blackpool and the Fylde Coast and Morecambe Bay as part of the regional anal cancer service.  I also treat patients with breast cancer from Morecambe Bay.

Specialist areas: Colorectal cancer, anal cancer, breast cancer

Specialist interests: Development of technical radiotherapy for pelvic cancers and for breast cancer; multidisciplinary management of anal cancer

Research interests: Colorectal and anal cancer treatment (particularly relating to radiotherapy), breast cancer radiotherapy

Clinics: Royal Preston Hospital, Furness General Hospital

Languages spoken: English

  1. Shortlisted for Clinical Research Rising Star of the Year

  2. Our first patient recruited for unique trial

    Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has recruited its first patient into an innovative trial into a rare form of cancer.

Total results: 2