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Mr. Holcombe, Christopher

First Name :
Christopher
Last Name :
Holcombe
Telephone:
01517063459
Job Title
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Email:
chris.holcombe@rlbuht.nhs.uk
PA/Secretary:
01517063459

Area of Clinical Practice

Breast Surgery and Breast Reconstructive Surgery

Specialties

Breast Surgery

Research Interest

Psychological adjustment to breast cancer treatment and diagnosis Breast Cancer Trials - Member of Breast NCRI Trials Group Genomic variation in breast cancer

Membership(s)

Royal College of Surgeons of England The Association of Breast Surgeons Association of Surgeons of Great Britian and Ireland

Biography

Christopher Holcombe is a breast surgeon with a particular interest in breast reconstruction and breast oncoplastic surgery. He is the cancer lead for the Royal Liverpool University Hospital Trust and the medical director of the Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network. He runs a large portfolio of breast cancer trials and is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) breast clinical trials group. Dr Holcombe is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool and has also published extensively on the psychological impact of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. He has a wider interest in the organisation and delivery of cancer services and has also trained widely in general surgery. He completed his MD thesis while working as a surgeon in West Africa.

Qualifications

MB BS MD FRCS (Eng)

Training

A broad surgical training throughout England with 3 years spent working as a surgeon in Nigeria. Specialist training at the National Cancer Centre in Tokyo and at Emory in Atlanta, USA

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