Ms. Sara Hiom

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Sara trained and worked in biomedical research before joining Cancer Research UK in 2000

Since then she has built expertise, developed and led teams within the charity in health evidence, evaluation, prevention, early diagnosis and primary care support. Now with responsibility for Cancer Research UK’s early diagnosis strategy to help ensure that more  people will survive their cancer, her department is focusing on health professional audiences, cancer intelligence, analysis and data.

Sara has led CR-UK’s involvement in the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership, the Marmot Review of breast cancer screening and continues to champion early diagnosis, from evidence to practice, with a key new innovations such as the ‘ACE’ Programme within the English National Health Service (NHS).