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Specialities

  • Breast
  • Lower GI
  • Rectal

Biography

Dr Wright graduated in 1993 and completed medical registrar training in 1996. Thereafter she  embarked on  specialist training in Clinical Oncology in Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne and Western Australia including MSc in Oncology Science, Glasgow University.

In April 2005 Dr Wright was appointed Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Northern Centre for Cancer Care, Freeman Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne and has accumulated experience in treating colorectal and breast malignancy using chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy and modern targeted/biological therapies. In 2015 she was appointing Training Program Director for Clinical Oncology training in the North East and is currently Network Lead for Radiotherapy Research.

Dr Wright's areas of interest include:

  • Breast Cancer - adjuvant and palliative therapy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy and targeted/biological therapy
  • Colorectal Cancer - adjuvant and palliative therapy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, targeted/biological therapy

Dr Wright lives in rural Northumberland and enjoys outdoors, Labradors and good food.

Memberships

Member of the Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology and Clinical Oncology, London 

Declaration

  1. Dr Kathryn Wright does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Dr Kathryn Wright does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Dr  Kathryn Wright does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or on behalf of Rutherford Cancer Centres or Rutherford Health plc.

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