Dr Susan Cleator

Dr Susan Cleator


Consultant Clinical Oncologist

I trained at Oxford University and Hospitals, and undertook my oncology training at the Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Mount Vernon and The Royal Marsden Hospitals. During this period I also spent three years working full-time on her PhD project at the Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital. This focused on defining molecular signatures of breast cancer that predict response to systemic treatment.


  • Breast Cancer – Wide ranging experience and expertise including systemic therapy (chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, ‘biological’ therapies, emerging therapies) for early/ secondary breast cancer. This includes access to clinical trials.
  • Breast Radiotherapy, including emerging technologies
  • Colorectal Radiotherapy: Wide ranging experience and expertise including systemic therapy (chemotherapy, ‘biological’ therapies, emerging therapies) for early/ secondary colorectal cancer, including access to clinical trials
  • Rectal (pelvic) Radiotherapy.
  • Anal cancer: Special interest in this uncommon disease
  • Cyberknife Radiotherapy trained working within the HCA MDT framework

Current Roles

  • Chemotherapy Lead, Imperial Healthcare Trust (ICHT)
  • Breast Radiotherapy Lead, ICHT
  • Breast cancer Clinical Trials Lead, ICHT
  • Breast chemotherapy protocol lead, LOC
    Committee member Breast Cancer Pathway Group, LCA (body overseeing breast services delivery in South West London, including role in defining chemotherapy and radiotherapy LCA guidelines)
  • Previously member of Breast Cancer Studies Group (overseeing Breast Cancer National Research portfolio)

NHS Trust

  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Research and Publications

Has published widely in International Journals, especially on biology of breast cancer and systemic treatment of early/late breast cancer and presents regularly at National meetings.

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