Oncology update for non-oncologists

1 June 2017

Camden Palliative Care Team’s next study event, ‘Oncology update for non-oncologists,’ is taking place on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October 2017 at the UCLH Education Centre.

This event is a great chance for healthcare professionals working in Palliative Care, Care of the Elderly and General Practice to update their knowledge in Oncology, and is also open to any healthcare professionals with an interest. People can attend one day or both and will receive CPD points for attendance.

The programme will cover the following topics:

Day one

Personalised Medicine in Cancer: Prof Charlie Swanton

Immunotherapies and how they are changing the way cancers are treated: Speaker to be confirmed

Radiotherapy – new techniques – beams, knives and protons: Prof Ricky Sharma

Cancer Biology and how it can relate to prognosis: Prof Daniel Hochauser

Leukaemias: Prof Adele Fielding

Lung cancer: Dr Martin Forster

Gynaeoncology: Speaker to be confirmed

Day two

Parenteral Nutrition in Oncology: Speaker to be confirmed

Alternative therapies including homeopathy in Cancer: Dr Sosie Kassab

Cancer related Fatigue: Prof Paddy Stone

Using Mindfulness in patients with Cancer: Dr Jon Martin

Supporting Young Families: Sarah Draper

The cost for one day is £125 or £225 for both days.

For more information, including speaker biographies and to make a booking, please contact Wendy Jameson at: wendy.jameson1@nhs.net or on 020 3447 7140

Venue: UCLH Education Centre, First floor, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG