Fri 22 Nov, 2019


Oncology Update

This will be the fifth annual Oncology Update to be held in Oxford. This study day is for all doctors and nurses, general practitioners, and pharmacists caring for people with cancer.

Location: Churchill Hospital

Educational Credits: Attracted 5 CPD points in 2018


Churchill Hospital
Sobell House Study Centre

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The day will be facilitated by Dr Mary Miller

Course Programme

The 2019 course programme is not yet available. Please see below for the programmes from previous Urology Update courses.

Breast cancer management, old challenges, new directions work? Bernadette Lavery
Management of head and neck tumours Amanda Salisbury
Management of brain tumours Claire Hobbs
Immunotherapies Nicholas Coupe
Management of melanoma Miranda Payne

'Lung Cancer: Where are we now and where are we going? Geoff Higgins
Oesophago-gastric cancer Somnath Mukherjee
Haematology Andy Peniket
Neuroendocrine Michael Tadman
Pleural cancer Rachelle Asciak

Prostate cancer Andrew Protheroe
Current management of myeloma Karthic Ramasamy
Colorectal cancer Rachel Kerr
Current oncological management of gynaecological cancer Rene Roux
Current oncological management of sarcoma Sally Trent

Current treatments and outcomes for patients with brain tumours Claire Blessing
Head and neck cancer - more than just a pain in the neck Amanda Salisbury
Melanoma - everything and nothing is changing Mark Middleton
Breast cancer - new directions in therapy, now and tomorrow Bernadette Lavery
Pancreatic cancer: past, present and future Emmanouil Fokas

Course Aims

Following the study day participants will:

  • Have gained a deeper understanding of the current management of the tumour sites considered
  • Be able to use the knowledge gained to help with the management of patients, being better able to answer any queries
  • Be able to use new knowledge to aid in prognostication
  • Have had an opportunity to ask questions and engage with the speakers to enable the translation of knowledge into practice
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