Cancer Fit Expert - Clare Lait

clair lait

Clare is a Cancer Specialist Physiotherapist by background, who has worked as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, including sports at all levels, for 19 years and in the field of cancer for 10 years. She has an MSc degree in Clinical Leadership in Cancer, Palliative Care and End of Life from Southampton University. She has also worked as a Research Fellow on a multi-site trial, PROSPER, a study looking at early physiotherapy intervention post breast cancer and has set up exercise classes for people affected by cancer and worked in many advisory capacities both face to face and online, including for Macmillan - Ask the Expert. She is passionate about ensuring that people affected by cancer, no matter what their diagnosis or prognosis, are able to continue activity whether that be for leisure or competitively. Clare has also written national patient information and reviewed a number of charitable documentation around physical activity. She has sat on a number of national strategic working groups informing the future care for cancer. Clare herself is passionate about exercise and sport and has competed as a swimmer, rower and more recently a triathlete at 70.3 distance.

Twitter: @clarelaitphysio