Profile

Fiona leads the Primary Care Cancer Research group, delivering world-class research focusing on the cancer pathway, from prevention, screening, early detection and diagnostics to post-treatment care.  She co-leads the CanTest Collaborative, CRUK’s first Catalyst award, aiming to accelerate progress towards improving cancer outcomes by focussing on the transformative implementation in primary care of tests to support early detection of cancer. Other current leadership roles include Chair of the NCRI’s Primary Care Clinical Studies Group’s Early Diagnosis sub-group.  She also continues to work as a GP and has an honorary academic role in Australia at Melbourne University.

Current occupation/positions held:

GP and Reader in Primary Care Cancer Research

The Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health & Primary Care University of Cambridge

Degrees and Honours:

MA, MB BChir, DCH, DRCOG, FRCGP, MD

Membership of Professional Bodies/ Associations:

Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners 

Link for further information: http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/pcu-group/pcu-senior-academic-staff/fiona-walter