Job title: Consultant Clinical Oncologist
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
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