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Dr Mererid Evans

Velindre Cancer Centre

Dr Mererid Evans is the Director of the Wales Cancer Research Centre and is a practising clinical oncologist specialising in head and neck cancer. Since completing a PhD in 2001 investigating HPV in cervical cancer, Dr Evans has maintained a strong research interest alongside her clinical work, focusing on improving radiotherapy treatments to enhance patient experiences. Dr Evans is currently leading several radiotherapy clinical trials and her expertise has been recognised in her appointment as Deputy Chair of the National Cancer Research Institute’s Radiotherapy Research Group, making her a leading authority in this field.

PEARL– Making radiotherapy more effective whilst reducing long-term side effects