Paula Tallon



Paula Tallon

Current position: Senior Radiation Therapist

Years qualified: 17 years

What are your areas of interest in research? Breast cancer, planning, delineation

Would you describe yourself as a ‘novice’ or ‘experienced’ researcher? Novice

Why did you decide to get involved in research?: Involvement in establishing Clinical trials in my department

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Colleagues, manager Radonc Team

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? (e.g. data collection, planning, supportive care/clinical research) Data collection, planning, follow up

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Improvements for treating patients

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Resources

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before? Accuracy is vital