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Breast cancer study day

11 July 2016


London Cancer organised a successful Breast Cancer Education Day on Monday 11th July 2016 with a wide range of topics ranging from diagnosis to end of life care. Speakers included oncologists, nurse specialists, scientists, managers, patients and allied health professionals. Talks profiled cutting-edge developments in breast cancer. Delegates come from a wide range of backgrounds, all with an interest in breast cancer. The event was free to attend and funded by sponsorship from pharma.  Below find agenda and presentations :

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Dr David Miles, Medical Oncologist, Mt Vernon Cancer Centre
Developments in the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer *

Dr Richard Treisman, Research Director, Francis Crick Institute, London
Francis Crick Institute update

Mrs Karen Turner, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, Marie Curie Hospice Hampstead/RFL
Breast physiotherapy & Living with and Beyond Cancer 

Mr Stephen Hamilton, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, RFL
Plastic surgery role in breast cancer (presentation to be uploaded shortly)

Dr Grant Stewart, Clinical Oncologist, RFL
Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)

Dr Emma Spurrell, Medical Oncologist, Whittington Hospital
Adjuvant Bisphosphonates

Mr David Sloman, STP Lead North Central London
The Evolution of Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP’s)

Ms Kris Hallenga, Founder, Coppafeel!
Patient experience (presentation to be uploaded shortly)

Dr Indran Balakrishan, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, RFL
Infection in reconstructive breast surgery – presentation and treatment

Mrs Claire Mabena, Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist, RFL
Prosthetics services across London Cancer

Rebecca Roylance, Medical Oncologist, UCLH/London Cancer Breast Pathway Board Lead
Update on the UCLH Cancer Collaborative (part of the national cancer vanguard)


11 July 2016
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London Cancer


Royal College of Physicians
11 St Andrews Place
London, NW1 4LE