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Archives of UKONS Session


As a cancer survivor and “Expert by Experience” I am committed to sharing my knowledge as both patient and individual to affect positive change. I want to help educate people to improve their understanding around the impact of cancer and its treatments.   As a long-term condition I am particularly interested in ensuring that patients […]


Dr Jane Frankland is a Senior Research Fellow in the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group at the University of Southampton. The work of the Group is focussed on understanding recovery of health and wellbeing post cancer treatment, identifying those most likely to need self-management support, and developing and testing supportive resources to manage the consequences of […]

BERNER, Dr Alison

Dr Alison May Berner is Specialty Trainee and Clinical Research Fellow in Medical Oncology (Barts Cancer Institute) and Specialist Registrar in Gender Identity (Gender Identity Clinic Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust). She is a medical oncologist and gender identity clinician working part-time at the Gender Identity Clinic in London whilst also undertaking her PhD […]


Liz O’Riordan is an international speaker, broadcaster and award-winning co-author of ‘The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer: How to Feel Empowered and Take Control’ (Penguin) with Professor Trisha Greenhalgh. In 2015 (aged 40) she was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer whilst working as a consultant breast surgeon. In 2018 she had a locoregional recurrence […]

BELL, Ms Kay

I started at the Royal Marsden School in February 2019 as a lecturer practitioner. Before moving here I had spent the last three years as Head of SACT services in a large NHS Trust which had a tertiary cancer centre and two DGH sites. Development and support of staff is always something I have been […]