Cancer Research and COVID-19 with Professor Peter Johnson

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Join Professor Peter Johnson for a discussion and update about the impact of COVID-19 on cancer research.

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This event will start at 18:00. To access the event, please click here. The passcode should you need it is: 349135.

COVID-19 has placed a huge strain on cancer services and funding for medical research.

Join Professor Peter Johnson, Professor of Medical Oncology, and Professor Diana Eccles, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, for an 'In Conversation' style event to discuss the impact that the pandemic has had on cancer research and how Southampton’s Centre for Cancer Immunology continues to advance world leading research.

Hosted by Professor Mark E. Smith, President and Vice-Chancellor, this virtual event will discuss the challenges facing cancer patients nationally as well as the research offering real hope for the future. We will also provide an exclusive update on the Centre for Cancer Immunology.

This insightful discussion will be followed by a live Q&A session. Time for questions will be limited. If you would like to submit your questions in advance, please email them to

Once registered you will be sent the link to join the event prior to the day.

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Watch Professor Peter Johnson speak to BBC Breakfast about getting a balance between keeping cancer treatment going and keeping people COVID-safe.

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