CNS study day: optimising radiotherapy in brain tumours

When: 
Monday 19 March 2018
Venue address: 
Leeds Business School, Moorland Road, Leeds, LS6 1AN
CPD credits: 
5

This meeting will be an opportunity for neuro oncologists to hear updates on standard of care, current approaches to molecular diagnostics and an overview of clinical study activity for brain tumour patients.

Meeting organiser: Professor Susan Short, Leeds

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Programme

Time

Lecture title

Speaker

09:15

Registration and coffee

09:50

Welcome and introduction

 

Professor Susan Short, University of Leeds

10:00

Future view on patient selection for proton beam therapy (PBT)

Dr Gillian Whitfield, The Christie Hospital, Manchester

10:30

Pituitary toxicity after cranial radiotherapy

Dr Rob Murray, St James's Hospital, Leeds

11:00

Coffee

11:30

New understanding of epidermal growth factor receptor variant III (EGFRvIII) as a biomarker in glioma

Dr Malte Kriiegs, University of Hamburg

12:00

Update from National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI)

Mr Colin Watts, University of Cambridge

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Targeting autophagy in glimoa: update from HCQ and sativex studies

Professor Susan Short, University of Leeds

14:00

Update on immunotherapy studies in glioma

Dr Catherine Mcbain, The Christie Hospital, Manchester

14:30

Tea

15:00

Application of PET imaging in CNS tumours

Dr Andy Scarsbrook, University of Leeds

15:30

A future view of neuropathology

 

Dr Kathreena Kurian, University of Bristol

16:00

Meeting close

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW

email: conf@rcr.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7406 5942

Booking

Registration fees:

Consultant member £204
Consultant non-member £252
Trainee member £140
Trainee non-member £184
Retired member £140
Lay members, medical students, and patients £140
Allied health professionals and nurses £140

Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows; to use this facility select the 'Book Online' button below.

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If you are not a member and Fellow, please print the Registration Form, complete and return with payment by email or post to:
The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.

Registration form

Venue

Venue information

Leeds Business School

Moorland Road
Leeds
LS6 1AN
United Kingdom

Cancellation

Cancellation

Notice of cancellation must be given in writing or by email to the Conference and Programmes Officer: conf@rcr.ac.uk.

Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Friday 2 February 2018: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • On or between Monday 5 February and Friday 2 March 2018: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Monday 5 March 2018: No transfer or refund permitted