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Current Management of Breast Cancer: where we are now and how we got here

The Christie School of Oncology

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)

Current Management of Breast Cancer: where we are now...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission 18 Oct 2016 £90.00 £0.00
Christie Staff 18 Oct 2016 £50.00 £0.00

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Introduction

The day will provide an overview of the current treatment of breast cancer. Discuss how clinical research provides the evidence which underpins current clinical practice and supports the development of future treatments

 

Programme


Topics covered


  • Overview of breast cancer and the role of clinical trial in shaping practice
  • Surgical management of breast cancer 
  • Making sense of breast pathology 
  • Treatment decisions - can we predict benefit ( who gets what)
  • Overview of targeted treatment for HER2+, ER/PR +, triple negative breast cancer/BRCA.
  • Fertility issues for breast cancer patients 
  • Ovarian suppression
  • The use of adjuvant bisphosphonates
  • The role diet and exercise plays in breast cancer 


Learning outcomes


Participants will gain understanding of:

  • The current treatment of breast cancer (pathology, surgery, chemotherapy/targeted treatment and radiotherapy) 
  • The importance clinical research has in developing future treatments
  • The fertility issues women with breast cancer have and what we can do to help
  • Diet and exercise when diagnosed with breast cancer. 


Key Themes

  • The integration of research into clinical practice and how it shapes future treatments


Target Audience

 

Research nurses, clinical nurse specialists, breast care nurses, chemotherapy/outpatient cancer nurses, community nurses, GPs, AHPs

Fees:  
General Study Day fee: £90
 
Contact: Email education.events@christie.nhs.uk, call 0161 918 7409 or visit @TheChristieSoO
Do you have questions about Current Management of Breast Cancer: where we are now and how we got here? Contact The Christie School of Oncology

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Education Centre (Dept 17)
The Christie
Wilmslow Road
M20 4BX Manchester
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)


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