Palliative XRT Study Day

When: 
Wednesday 13 March 2019
Venue address: 
The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3JW
CPD credits: 
6

This study day provides a comprehensive overview of current status of palliative radiotherapy in modern oncology with focus on clinical and ethical aspects of palliative radiotherapy, integration with enhanced supportive care, evidence based practice and examples how to run a successful palliative and support care services. Topics also include role of palliative radiotherapy in postoperative settings, in combination with new systemic therapies and in elderly and frail patients.

Meeting organiser: Dr Agata Rembielak

 

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Programme

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Timings

Lecture title

Speaker

09:00

Registration and coffee  

09:20

Welcome and introduction

Dr Agata Rembielak, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

09:30

Advanced radiotherapy techniques in palliative radiotherapy and re-irradiation

Professor Peter Hoskin  The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

 

How to run a successful palliative and supportive care service

10:15

Rapid Access Multidisciplinary Palliative Assessment and Radiotherapy Treatment (RAMPART) clinic.

Dr Paul Fenton, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton

10:45

MSCC and the role of MSCC Co-ordinator

Mr Conor Fitzpatrick,  Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation  Trust

11:15

Coffee

11.45

Enhanced supportive care

Dr Richard Berman, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

12.15

Palliative radiotherapy in elderly and frail with elements of geriatric assessment

Professor Anita O’Donovan , Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin

  

12:45

Lunch

 

Palliative radiotherapy – special considerations
 

13.30

Ablative radiotherapy for palliation

Dr Luis Aznar-Garcia, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

14:00

Surgery and postoperative radiotherapy in spinal metastases – are there any limits?

Mr Joshi George, Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Manchester

Dr Agata Rembielak, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

14:30

The role of palliative radiotherapy in bone metastases – where do we stand?

Dr Amarnath Challapalli, Bristol Cancer Institute, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

15:00

Palliative radiotherapy and new systemic therapies

Dr Kate Fife, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

15:30

Tea

15:45

Virtual multi-disciplinary team case discussions

Panel discussion

16:45

Final remarks

17:00

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:                                       £208
Consultant non-member:                                £257
Trainee member:                                            £143
Trainee non-member:                                     £188
Retired member:                                             £143
Allied healthcare professionals and nurses:   £143
Lay members, medical students and patients: £143
Industry:                                                           £281

 

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

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Venue

Venue information

The Royal College of Radiologists

63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW
United Kingdom

 

Cancellation

Cancellation

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

  • On or before Tuesday 29 January 2019: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • Between Wednesday 30 January 2019 and Tuesday 26 February 2019: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Wednesday 27 February 2019: No transfer or refund permitted