Dr Elaine Young is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist based at The Rosemere Cancer Centre at Royal Preston Hospital.
Dr Young qualified from the University of Liverpool in 1988 and gained considerable experience in the field of oncology. She went on to a two year Senior House Officer rotation in general medicine in Liverpool and one year as a Medical Registrar in North Wales. Dr Young first worked in oncology with Trevor Powles at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Undertook Registrar training in clinical oncology at the Christie Hospital in Manchester, before joining the Royal Preston Hospital in 2000 as a Consultant Oncologist, specializing in Breast Cancer, Upper GI Cancer, Chemotherapy & Radiotherapy.
Dr Youngs specialises in Clinical Oncology involving the use of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, endocrine and targeted therapies in the treatment of malignant conditions. She enjoys teaching and is currently involved in the development of undergraduates and postgraduates.
She was Awarded the Henry Briggs memorial medal, in 1998 and the Red Rose Hero award, in 2007.