Name

David Cobben

Job title

Senior Lecturer - Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Email Address

Lara.Hoing@christie.nhs.uk

Phone number

0161 918 7442

Qualifications

MD, PhD

Specialities

Lung cancer radiotherapy

Started at The Christie (Year)

2017

Responsibilities

Radiotherapy for lung cancer at The Christie National Health Trust and Royal Edward Albert Infirmary in Wigan

Professional biography

David Cobben, MD, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Radiation Oncology at the Division of Molecular and Cancer Sciences (University of Manchester) and Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester) with a specialist interest in lung cancer radiotherapy.

David Cobben trained in Maastricht until 2012 and worked as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinical Scientist in the Netherlands and Northern Ireland until 2017. In 2017 he accepted a Senior Lecturer-Honorary Consultant position in Manchester.

His interests lie in the development of advanced radiotherapy techniques, measuring and improving quality of lung cancer care and decision support in lung cancer radiotherapy.

Research Interest

Development of advanced radiotherapy techniques, measuring and improving quality of lung cancer care and decision support in lung cancer radiotherapy.

Educational Interests

In April 2018 an APEP student (3rd medical student) will analyse our palliative lung cancer patient data. We hope to find predictive factors that will help in treatment decision making for palliative lung cancer radiotherapy.

Publications

List of publications 

 

Contact details at The Christie Clinic

Phone Number

Lara Hoing PA/secretary: 0161 918 7442

Email Address

david.cobben@christie.nhs.uk

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