The Pan-London Selection Committee has awarded six research fellowships for 2018/19, focusing on early diagnosis, living with and beyond cancer and big data.

The 12 month programme of London-based research fellowships is a partnership between the three Cancer Alliances across London – RM Partners, South East London Accountable Cancer Network and UCLH Cancer Collaborative – and the biomedical research centres.

The successful medical fellows are:

  • Annabel Shaw – The PRESERVE Project (PRE-therapeutic MRI assessment of Early StagE Rectal Cancer and significant Rectal Polyps to aVoid major resectional surgery: A new approach to the management of Early stage rectal cancer)
  • Catherine Lecat – Implementing the Promoting Individualised Self-Management for Myeloma Survivorship (PrISMS) clinic
  • Theo Georgiou Delisle – The acceptability of FIT test and patient experience when used as triaging tool in patients with suspected colorectal symptoms

The successful allied health professional fellows are:

  • Suzanne Tugnait – Childhood cancer outcomes research linking national registry data to clinical trial databases – a pilot project using childhood renal tumours as the exemplar
  • Katherine Pike – Developing a brain tumour imaging dataset
  • Javieria Martelli – Predictors of hospitalisation in the last months of life for people with cancer: retrospective cohort study using linked data

For more information please contact Dr Michelle Chen, Research and Development Manager, rmpartners.research@nhs.net