Caroline graduated with distinction from Sheffield Medical School in 2002 and subsequently completed her junior doctor training in Sheffield, Australia and New Zealand. She began her higher specialist training in Medical Oncology in 2007 and in 2011 she took time out of her clinical training to carry out her PhD in Sheffield Medical School, focusing on the influence of hormones on breast cancer in the bone microenvironment.
After completing her PhD she was appointed as a consultant at Weston Park Cancer Hospital where she specialises in the treatment of breast cancer. Her research time is funded by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and focuses on new therapies and therapeutic combinations for breast cancer and breast cancer bone metastases including immune-therapy. She has been primary author and co-author on multiple papers on breast cancer, bisphosphonates and bone metastases published in journals including the Lancet Oncology, Annals of Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, JAMA oncology. She is also a reviewer for several journals.