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CRUK City of London Childhood Cancer Symposium

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Leolin Price Lecture Theatre

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Main Building, 30 Guildford Street

London

WC1N 1EH

United Kingdom

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CRUK City of London Centre Childhood Cancer Symposium

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Tuesday 29th October 2019

A CRUK City of London Centre symposium to showcase current research in childhood cancer with breakout groups to facilitate new collaborations.

Preliminary Programme

13:00 - Registration and introduction

13:30 - Session 1: Introduction to childhood cancer

Challenges in treatment of childhood cancer

Cancer predisposition

14:00 - Session 2: Childhood cancer development and evolution

Normal tissue clones preceding childhood cancer

Infant and childhood leukaemias

Childhood brain tumours

14:45 - Tea break

15:00 - Session 3: Cross disciplinary assessment of tumour microenvironment (TME)

Intra-operative imaging

Brain tumour imaging

Senescence and the TME

Impact of oncogenic pathways on TME

15:50 - Session 4: Biological therapies

Gamma-delta T-cell therapeutics

Next generation CAR T-cell therapy for childhood cancer

16:30 - Primer for break-out sessions

16:40 - Break-out sessions with drinks

Meet other investigators and share ideas for collaborative projects

18:00 - Closure

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Location

Leolin Price Lecture Theatre

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Main Building, 30 Guildford Street

London

WC1N 1EH

United Kingdom

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