Dr Mary McCormack is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, specialising in gynaecological andf breast cancers. She qualified in medicine from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. Before medical school, she undertook research in radiation biology and was awarded a PhD in 1989. Dr McCormack has worked in leading London cancer centres and in 2000, she was awarded the FRCR in clinical oncology. She was appointed a consultant at University College London Hospital in 2002.
Dr McCormack treats all subtypes of gynaecological cancer, including ovary, womb, uterus, cervix, vulva, vagina and also treats breast cancer. Treatments include chemotherapy, targeted/ biological therapy,radiotherapy and brachytherapy. She has a particular interest in cervical cancer treatment and targeted agents in breast, ovarian and endometrial cancer. Dr McCormack is a major contributor to national and international clinical trials and is the chief investigator on a nuber of studies. She is the current chair of the international Cervical Cancer Research Network (CCRN)and an exective member of the Gynaecologic Cancer Intergroup (GCIG)and a member of the International Gynaecologic Cancer Society's education committee.She is also a member of the ASCO International Affairs Committee.
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