Breast Cancer - Examination, diagnosis, referral and treatment

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An online learning opportunity about breast cancer. Join us on Wednesday 20th October at 18:45.

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Breast Cancer - Examination, diagnosis, referral and treatment: What GPs and AHPs should know.

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An online learning opportunity about breast cancer. For GPs and health professionals - Join us on Wednesday 20th October at 18:45.

Your guest speaker will be Miss Loraine Kalra, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle.

The event will be held online via Microsoft Teams, which you can join via a web link or the app. Sign up today as spaces are limited!

Event agenda:

  • 18:45: Introductions and welcome
  • 18:50 – 19:50: Miss Loraine Kalra – Breast Cancer: What GPs and AHPs should know
  • 19:50: Q&A then close
  • Attend this event:

    This is a national online event for GPs and healthcare professionals, hosted by Rutherford Cancer Centres. Signing up is easy, just click 'register', provide a few key details and you will receive an email with your ticket. Joining instructions will be sent to you via email before the event, usually on the morning of the event.

    Our guest speaker:

    Miss Loraine Kalra – MBChB, MS (General Surgery), MRCS, MS in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, FEBS, PG dip in Ultrasound of the Breast, MBA (healthcare administration)

    Loraine Kalra qualified from King Georges Medical College in 1987, after which she obtained her masters in general surgery and Fellowship in Surgical Oncology. She also holds a Masters in Breast Oncoplastic surgery from the University of East Anglia and is a Fellow European Board of Breast Surgery (FEBS).

    She joined the NHS in 2010 and the Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle in 2016, prior to which she was at Kingston hospital London and Western Sussex NHS trust.

    She is the Northern Cancer Alliance Chair for the Breast tumour Board and has actively worked with colleagues from across the region to encourage new and innovative pathways in breast cancer care.

    Along with her clinical practice she has also worked for two International Corporates as their Medical Director and holds an MBA in Healthcare Management. She has substantial experience in treating a whole range of breast conditions from breast pain to complex reconstructions for advanced breast cancer. Her main interest is obtaining the best outcomes for her patients in breast cancer and she utilizes oncoplastic and breast reconstruction surgery to maintain the breast shape and body image after breast cancer surgery.

    Research interests

    She has actively engaged in local and national research trials and is a faculty member for the National Breast TIG fellows course and the SSTP for Breast trainees.

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