Dr Karen Robb
Karen’s career has spanned virtually all the domains that contribute to improving the care of cancer patients and she has held clinical, academic, research and strategy posts. She has worked in cancer rehabilitation for over 20 years and has a special interest in the rehabilitation of patients with the consequences of breast cancer treatment. Karen has authored/co-authored a range of peer reviewed literature including original research and editorials as well as book chapters and a clinical textbook, “Rehabilitation in Cancer Care”. Karen is currently Macmillan Rehabilitation Lead for the Transforming Cancer Services Team in London where she supports commissioners to make decisions about cancer rehabilitation. She is also a (Body Control) Pilates teacher and teaches classes in Greenwich, London. In previous posts, Karen has been Regional Lead for Rehabilitation for NHS England in London and Consultant Physiotherapist for cancer services at Bart’s Hospital. Karen has been a special advisor to Macmillan Cancer Support for many years and sits on their Clinical Advisory Board. She is passionate about helping to shape a future for people living with and beyond cancer where access to high quality rehabilitation services is the norm and not just a lucky coincidence.
- A huge thank-you for your contribution to our annual volunteers conference and your help in making it an overwhelming success. Nicola Barnstable, Breast Cancer Care