Laura Forker

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Laura Forker

Job title

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Email Address

Phone number

0161 446 8200


MBChB (Hons); MRes (Distinction); MRCP (UK); PhD; FRCR


Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary (HPB)

Started at The Christie (Year)



Radiotherapy and proton beam therapy (PBT) for UGI/HPB cancers

Professional biography

Dr Forker graduated with honours from the University of Manchester in 2009. She gained an intercalated MRes Medical Sciences during undergraduate medical training. She completed specialist training in clinical oncology at The Christie 2013 to 2023.

Dr Forker has a keen interest in translational radiobiology research and underwent integrated clinical academic training, including completion of a Manchester Cancer Research Centre CRUK funded PhD fellowship in 2020. She is a co-investigator on several radiotherapy biomarker related projects and a co-supervisor for MSc and Clinical PhD candidates.

Research Interest

Translational Radiobiology; Radiotherapy Biomarkers; Tumour Hypoxia; Clinical Trials; Precision Radiotherapy

Educational Interests

Educational and Clinical Supervisor; Lecturer on Biological Basis of Cancer Therapy and FRCR 2B courses.