Thinking outside the box for the early detection of cancer

4:20 pm-5:00 pm

Room: Lomond Auditorium

Programme stream(s): Early detection / diagnosis and prognosis , Prevention
Programme session type(s): Plenary session

Chair: Ruth Plummer, Northern Centre for Cancer Treatment
Speaker: Rebecca Fitzgerald, MCR Cancer Unit, Cambridge

Rebecca Fitzgerald is an MRC Programme Leader (tenure) at the MRC Cancer Unit, and an Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology and General Medicine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. She also holds a personal chair in Cancer Prevention at the University of Cambridge. She studied Medicine at Cambridge University and gained her MD in 1997 following a period of research at Stanford University, California, with Professor George Triadafilopoulos. Her postdoctoral training took place at the Department of Adult and Paediatric Gastroenterology, St Barts and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry with Professor Michael Farthing, funded by an MRC Clinician Scientist award.