Adrienne was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and secondary breast cancer in 2010.
Adrienne is a PhD medical research scientist and worked for 20 years in academia and industry. She is involved with Breast Cancer Now’s Cell and Tissue Bank since its inception and is a valued member of the Barts Cell Research Team. She is a lay member of several Clinical Trial Management and Working Groups.
She has close links with the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), instigating sub group on Symptom Management which she has chaired for 3 years.
Adrienne is a founder member of Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice (ICPV) and chair of the trustees. ICPV is a patient advocate group led by patients for patients which brings the views and experience of cancer patients, their family and carers, to the cancer research community.