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Bristi Basu – Cancer Research UK Medical Oncologist and Patient Liaison

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Dr Bristi Basu is a Cancer Research UK Consultant Medical Oncologist in Experimental Cancer Therapeutics at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. She trained in Medicine at Oxford University before undertaking clinical specialty training in Medical Oncology at Cambridge. During this time, she completed a PhD in cancer cell biology and drug discovery at the University of Cambridge. She has worked with experimental cancer therapy agents in several early phase trials both at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and at the Drug Development Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey.

She hopes to improve outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer by utilising her background to  translate some of the exciting findings arising from pre-clinical research at Cambridge, when designing and running clinical studies of novel anticancer drugs.