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Cancer Genetics Course 2018
29 Jan 2017 - 01 Feb 2018 • London, United Kingdom
Abstract:
The field of cancer genomics and recent technological advances are shaping how we diagnose and treat cancer. This skills based course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. It is a course designed for all healthcare professionals working in primary care and specialist settings including oncology, breast care, gynae-oncology, gastroenterology and screening services. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking.
Contact:
Charlotte Davis;     Phone: [+44 (0)20 7188 7188];     Email: events@gstt.nhs.uk
Topics:
genetics, oncology, breast-care, gynae-oncology, gastroenterology
Event listing ID:
934061
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CANCER VAC — SMi's 6th annual Cancer Vaccines Conference
27 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017 • London, United Kingdom
Abstract:
SMi Group is thrilled to present the 6th annual Cancer Vaccines conference, taking place on 27th & 28th September 2017 in Central London, UK. Overcoming hurdles to cancer immune response: Cell therapies, vaccine development and combination therapies. Aimed at an audience of senior scientists and oncology specialists involved in targeted vaccines and drug research, Cancer Vaccines 2017 will provide a perfect platform to discuss pioneering clinical developments and the next generation of cancer immunotherapy. The 6th annual show will capture expert insight by honing in on new pathways with novel vaccines and immunotherapies, drug formulations, personalised treatment, immune check-point inhibitors, plus more.
Contact:
Kyra Williams;     Phone: [02078276012];     Email: kwilliams@smi-online.co.uk
Topics:
Cancer vaccines; combination cancer immunotherapy; CAR, T-Cell; Dendritic Cells; Epitopes, Cancer, vaccine, combination therapies, adjuvants, chimeric antigen receptors, cells, immunotherapies, tumour, efficacy, delivery, therapeutic vaccines, immune monitoring, PDL-1, CTLA4, monoclonal antibodies, conference, London; tumour, immune, genetic heterogeneity, angiogenic, immune-oncology, oncology, rna, immunogen, immune, personalized therapy, protein, biomarker, disease, novel pathway, molecular, vaccinology, cell-based, liposomes, dna, peptide, vaccine
Event listing ID:
903557
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Haematological Malignancies
10 Oct 2017 - 11 Oct 2017 • Kensington, United Kingdom
Abstract:
What is Haematological Malignancies? This is a two-day, rapid and progressive education programme on Haematological Malignancies. Led by specialist physicians face-to-face learning equips delegates with the knowledge required to discuss Haematological Malignancies confidently and credibly. Knowledgeable, expert clinicians review the haematological system and providing an overview of the spectrum of haematological cancers. What does heamatological malignancies training programme include? The pathophysiology of haematological malignancies such as leukaemias, lymphomas and myeloma, Treatment and management, The issues and complications of bone marrow and stem cell transplant, Matters relating to clinical trial issues, Case studies, quizzes and open discussion form an integral part of the programme.
Event listing ID:
911640
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12th GM Conference: Tackling the ticking time bomb of elderly healthcar
11 Oct 2017 • London, United Kingdom
Abstract:
Tackling the ticking time bomb of elderly healthcare is open to anyone with an interest in the ageing patient.
Topics:
Ageing, Geriatric Medicine, Type 2 diabetes, Geriatric and Diabetic Medicine, Healthcare, Fracture prevention, older patient, Consultant, Physician, Bone Research, oncology in the elderly, Cancer, prescribing, multi-morbidity, ageing population, primary care, Prevention, dementia
Event listing ID:
927614
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Proton therapy for non-protoneers
12 Oct 2017 • London, United Kingdom
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The UK government has invested £250m in establishing two NHS proton therapy centres – one at The Christie in Manchester, due to open in 2018, and one at UCLH in London which is due to open in 2020. This, combined with new proton facilities in several private centres, will overhaul the way cancer is treated in the UK. This meeting is to inform radiotherapy professionals on how they can access these new resources, which patients they should be referring and how this new service is going to impact healthcare in the future
Contact:
British Institute of Radiology;     Phone: [020 3668 2228];     Email: conference@bir.org.uk
Topics:
proton therapy, protons, ionizing, ionising, radiation, radiotherapy, onlology, radiology
Event listing ID:
940483
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Introduction to Cancer Biology and Personalised Cancer Treatments by Dr Elaine Vickers
19 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 • Manchester, United Kingdom
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During the course, Elaine will explain many of the concepts behind the personalisation of cancer care such as: the range of different mutations in cancer cells, the difference between passenger and driver mutations, the appearance of drug resistance and the potential advantages of immunotherapy for cancers without targetable mutations.
Event listing ID:
911834
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The 5th Christie Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression Study Day
01 Nov 2017 • Manchester, United Kingdom
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The 5th Christie Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression Study Day is an opportunity for attendees to better understand how to manage patients with suspected or confirmed metastatic spinal cord compression throughout the pathway. The day will share good practice and discuss the development of the Manchester Cancer MSCC Coordinator service .
Event listing ID:
911959
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NCRI — 2017 NCRI Cancer Conference
05 Nov 2017 - 08 Nov 2017 • Liverpool, United Kingdom
Abstract:
The NCRI Cancer Conference is the largest annual cancer research meeting in the UK, attracting over 1,500 participants from across the spectrum of basic, translational and clinical research. We are committed to share and make available to all attendees the best cancer research from all over the world and encourage cross-pollination. The Conference provides a high profile platform where key stakeholders of cancer research come together to discuss, present and showcase high-quality research. The programme covers six main themes - Diagnosis and therapy, Epidemiology and prevention, Health services research, Information, patients and the public, Survivorship and end of life care and the cancer cell and model systems – which are organised in sessions across 4 days. The Conference programme includes plenty of networking opportunities, allowing participants to make the most of their time in Liverpool.
Contact:
NCRI Conference and Events Team;     Phone: [+44 (0)20 3469 5453];     Email: ncriconference@ncri.org.uk
Topics:
Cancer, basic science, translational research, clinical trials, clinical research, collaboration, share, knowledge, latest advances in cancer research, cancer research, diagnosis, therapy, epidemiology, prevention, health, health services, patients, consumers, patient experts, survivorship, end of life care, palliative care, living with and beyond cancer, cancer cell, cancer model systems, networking, abstract submission
Event listing ID:
882476
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WAR ON CANCER LONDON
21 Nov 2017 • London, United Kingdom
Abstract:
The Economist Events' third annual War on Cancer summit will take place on November 21st 2017 in London. The event will bring together editors from The Economist together with stakeholders in oncology - including policy makers, pharmaceutical companies, cancer organisations and healthcare providers. The 2017 edition will focus on the topic of 'a patient's journey' with panel sessions including: caring for cancer patients, digital health and cancer care, precision medicine, and patients and policy.
Contact:
Georgia Grant;     Phone: [+44 (0) 207 576 8118];     Email: emeaevents@economist.com
Event listing ID:
934184
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Oncology Clinical Experience
21 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017 • Leeds, United Kingdom
Abstract:
What is Oncology Clinical Experience? Oncology Clinical Experience is a hospital based oncology training course and combines theoretical teaching with practical example. Physician taught lectures are combined with visits to clinics and delegates have the opportunity to interact with patients in small group sessions. Oncology Clinical Experience offers rapid and progressive face-to-face training taught by clinician experts and the care team.  This course thoroughly equips attendees with theoretical and practical knowledge to discuss Oncology and its treatment confidently and credibly. Participants are provided with an overview of the spectrum of malignant disease and there is unique opportunity for delegates to experience – first hand – the assessment and treatment options utilised within the overall management of patients with malignant disease. Open discussions and case presentations form a key part of the programme. What does this oncology training include? Review of the manifestation, presentation, investigation and management of a range of common solid tumour types – breast, lung, colorectal, gastrointestinal, melanoma, renal, Explanation of imaging techniques and radiotherapy treatment with visits to these departments, Examination of patient management by specialist clinicians working in these tumour areas, The context of cancer care including the epidemiology of cancer and factors affecting treatment choices and prescribers’ decision-making. Topics included in this oncology course: Introduction to oncology and the epidemiology of cancer, Overview of available therapies, current chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiotherapy practice, Common solid tumour types breast, lung, colorectal, gastrointestinal, melanoma, renal, New therapeutic options in oncology including immunotherapies, Department visits: radiotherapy and chemotherapy suites, outpatient clinics and radiology department. Chairman Professor Chris Twelves, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK Is this hospital based oncology course for me ? This Oncology hospital based programme is designed to meet the broad information and education requirements of a range of pharmaceutical and biotech personnel from R&D, medical affairs, regulatory, strategic marketing and many others from both science and business functions. Accommodation for Oncology Clinical Experience. Details of the venue will be supplied on registration. Accommodation costs are not included in the course fee. However, Healthcare has organised a special bed and breakfast rate at our preferred hotel for delegates who require overnight accommodation – details of how to book will be provided with the joining instructions for the course. We do encourage delegates to book at this hotel, as daily transport from here to the venue will be provided.
Event listing ID:
912118
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Oncology Trials: Focus on Phase III
29 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017 • London, United Kingdom
Abstract:
What is Oncology: Phase III Trials? Oncology: Phase III Trials is a two-day, rapid and progressive training programme.  Led by specialist physicians face-to-face learning equips delegates with the knowledge required to discuss Oncology Trials confidently and credibly. Oncology: Phase III Trials is a high calibre, two-day training programme presented in London, UK. This interactive and informative course provides a comprehensive overview of the planning and implementation of oncology clinical trials, focusing on Phase III. The course will demonstrate how oncology trials differ in design and conduct from those in other therapy areas. Delegates learn to design trials to minimise the deficiencies that lead to inappropriate interpretation whilst maximising the competitive advantage. Delegates will hear the perspective of currently practicing oncologists with extensive experience of industry clinical trials as well as professionals who will discuss oncology clinical trial statistics and oncology product market entry. What will I learn about oncology clinical trials? You have the opportunity to learn from experts: How oncology trials differ in design and conduct from those in other therapy areas, How to design trials to minimise the deficiencies that lead to inappropriate interpretation whilst maximising the competitive advantage, Practicing oncologists with extensive experience of industry clinical trials & professionals discuss oncology clinical trial statistics and oncology product market entry. Topics include: Introduction to oncology clinical trial design and planning, Informed consent/patient information, The impact of trials on clinical practice, Statistical analysis and reporting, Health economics assessment, Quality of life assessment. Faculty includes: Professor Allan Hackshaw, Deputy Director, Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre, Cancer Institute, University College London, London, UK Mr Jim Furniss, SVP, Global Market Access, GfK Market Access, UK Professor Chris Twelves, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Oncology, St James’s Institute of Oncology, UK Is this oncology clinical trials course for me? Oncology: Phase III Trials is ideal for pharmaceutical, medical technology and biotechnology industry personnel working in the area of oncology. It is appropriate for those involved in clinical research, medical affairs and regulatory functions, as well as individuals in strategic marketing and business functions.
Event listing ID:
912198
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Biomarkers Congress — 13th Annual Biomarkers Congress
15 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018 • Manchester, United Kingdom
Abstract:
Over 55 presentations, case studies, novel technologies, round-table and panel discussions focused on the opportunities and challenges of biomarker research discovery and development in a variety of therapeutic areas such as immune-oncology, neuroscience and cardio vascular disease areas, precision medicine, companion diagnostics, data integration methods, and utilising biomarkers in clinical trials
Contact:
Oxford Global Oxford Global;     Phone: [1865248455];     Email: d.dalby@oxfordglobal.co.uk
Topics:
biomarker research discovery and development, immune-oncology, neuroscience, cardio vascular disease, precision medicine, companion diagnostics, data integration methods, biomarkers in clinical trials
Event listing ID:
928542
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2nd EACR conference on Radiation Break-through: from DNA damage responses to precision cancer therapy
12 Mar 2018 - 14 Mar 2018 • Oxford, United Kingdom
Abstract:
This is the second EACR conference focused on this topic. It is designed to be of interest to cancer scientists and medical oncologists with expertise in basic, translational and clinical research. Its objective is to cover recent and exciting developments in the field that are crucial to our understanding of the multifaceted role of the DNA damage response and associated tumour cell specific alterations in cancer initiation, progression and precision cancer therapy. It is an exciting and rapidly evolving research field that will expedite the development and implementation of biomarkers for patient stratification and of novel treatment concepts in precision cancer medicine.
Contact:
Laura Strachan;     Email: l.strachan@nottingham.ac.uk
Topics:
radiation, breakthroughs, DNA, damage, responses, precision, therapy, therapies, genome, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, tumour, tumor, radiobiology, biomarkers, world-leading, latest, cancer, research
Event listing ID:
934221
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Cancer and Metabolism 2018
25 Jun 2018 - 27 Jun 2018 • Cambridge, United Kingdom
Abstract:
This conference will cover the basic and latest aspects of the metabolic transformation in cancer and will highlight potential therapeutic approaches to target cancer-specific metabolic pathways.
Contact:
Email: events@abcam.com
Topics:
Introduction to metabolism and metabolic signaling in cancer, advanced technologies in cancer metabolism, targeting metabolism for cancer therapy
Event listing ID:
940017
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