Prof Andrew Renehan
Professor Andrew Renehan is professor of cancer studies and surgery at the University of Manchester, and researcher at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre and the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, United Kingdom. He is honorary consultant in Colorectal and Peritoneal Surgical Oncology at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester. He leads research in the following areas: (i) anorectal cancer functional outcomes including projects of determinants of outcomes in anal cancer and rectal cancer, core outcome sets for these cancer types, and organ preservation; (ii) basic laboratory and clinical research in appendiceal tumour and peritoneal surface malignancies; and (iii) obesity-links with cancer incidence and outcomes. He was a member of the IARC handbook writing group on weight control and cancer; and is chair of the EASD Diabetes and Cancer Study Group. He uses a variety of advanced statistical methodologies to support his research including causal inference modelling, advanced meta-analysis methods, and quasi-trial designs.