Vanessa Clay

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Vanessa Clay

Job title

Medical Oncology Consultant

Email Address

Phone number

0161 446 3746


BSchons (Manchester 2008) MBChBhons (Manchester 2009) MRCP (London 2012) PhD (Manchester 2019)


Breast, Acute oncology

Started at The Christie (Year)

2013, consultant position taken up in February 2021


At The Christie

  • Treatment of patients with early and advanced breast cancer with chemotherapy.
  • Member of the acute oncology consultant team, leading and delivering care to Christie hospital inpatients across all oncology subspecialties

At other sites:

  • Visiting Medical Oncology Consultant at Macclesfield district general hospital delivering breast cancer care.

Professional biography

Dr Clay graduated from the University of Manchester in 2009. She completed her junior doctor training at hospitals across the North West, before commencing her specialist Oncology training at Christie in 2013.

In 2015 Dr Clay was successfully appointed to a clinical research fellowship position. She focused her laboratory research on breast cancer and immunotherapy and was awarded a PhD in 2019.

After completing her oncology training, she was appointed as a Consultant Medical Oncologist in February 2021.