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Oncology rep

 Claire Paterson  Oncology rep

 Dr Claire Paterson is an NHS consultant clinical oncologist in head and neck   cancers at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow and honorary   senior lecturer, University of Glasgow. She holds a NHS Research Scotland (NRS)   Senior Fellowship. She is a leads clinical research in head and neck cancer in the   Cancer Research UK (CRUK) RadNet Glasgow Centre. These roles have enabled   her to develop and deliver clinical studies in head and neck cancer as well as   contribute to several multi-centre studies as local principal investigator or UK chief investigator.

Dr Paterson serves on the West of Scotland Managed Clinical Network advisory board for head & neck cancers and is an active member of the NCRI head and neck surgery and localised therapy sub-group. She has published several peer reviewed papers and is currently undertaking a research MD evaluating the use of diffusion weighted MRI as a predictive biomarker of response to radiotherapy in poor prognosis oropharyngeal cancer.