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Targeted Treatments for Breast Cancer

The Christie School of Oncology

Thursday, 25 May 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

Targeted Treatments for Breast Cancer

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
NHS Staff Ended £100.00 £0.00
Non-NHS Staff   more info Ended £200.00 £0.00

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Facilitator - Dr Elaine Vickers

Dr Elaine Vickers, Science Communicated Ltd’s Founder and Principal Trainer, has a Degree in Medical Science, a PhD in Molecular Biology and over ten years experience in communicating science to a wide range of audiences.
She has worked as a science communicator for three of the UK’s leading medical research charities, in-cluding four years in the Science Information team at Cancer Research UK.
When training, Elaine’s energetic and approachable style ensures that delegates not only gain new knowledge and insight, but also have a hunger to learn more.

Learning outcomes

Gain an understanding of breast cancer at a cellular and genetic level and how it differs from other solid tumours

Appreciate how this knowledge is expanding, and appreciate both its potential to benefit people with breast cancer and its limitations

Learn how many types of cancer treatments work, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, kinase inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies and immunotherapy

Understand treatment resistance and why many drugs fail to benefit women with breast cancer

Gain an insight into what treatments are likely to be licensed for breast cancer in the next 2-3 years and what level of impact we can expect from these treatments.

Target Audience

Research nurses, clinical nurse specialists, chemotherapy/out-patient cancer nurses, pharmacists, clinical trials coordinators and other trials staff, medical writers and medical advisors in the pharmaceutical industry. Elaine presumes that you will have a basic knowledge of cells and DNA but pre-course reading will be sent out to familiarise participants with some of the scientific concepts covered during the day.



NHS Staff            £ 100.00

Non-NHS Staff     £ 200.00


Agenda - TBC


Car parking is very limited at the hospital so please make alternative arrangements where possible. We do have a park and ride service from Christie Fields, M21 7QS that you are able to use. 

Booking Terms & Conditions:


1.     Your place will only be confirmed once The Christie receives payment or the production of an official purchase order to confirm that your trust are willing to pay your delegate fees


2.     Once your place is confirmed, you will be sent a confirmation email informing you of your place. Bearing this in mind, please write legibly on your booking form and ensure that your email address is correct


3.     Joining instructions, including directions to the venue, will be posted to you two to four weeks before the course commences. This will contain details of how to get to The Christie and an up to date agenda.


4.     If you are applying for an early bird discount, please make sure that your payment arrives before 1500 on the day the offer ends to ensure that you are charged correctly


5.     Payment should be made before the course commences. If this does not occur, we reserve the right to cancel a booking in the case of non-receipt of payment prior to the day of course


6.     If another member of your organisation is processing your application, please ensure that your booking form (or a copy of it) is sent to the event production team in order to provisionally book a place


7.     In the event of a cancellation, you or your employer will be charged the full fee if you do not inform the course organisers at least 5 working days before the event


8.     There will be an administrative charge of £30 for all cancellations unless a replacement delegate is identified


9.     It is the responsibility of the representative booking the training course(s) to ensure that the event organisers are informed of any special dietary or access requirements


10.  A list of nearby accommodation can be found via the following link


11.  Speaker presentations will not be distributed on the day but delegates will be given a handbook containing information covered in the presentations. With this in mind, you are recommended to bring your own writing materials in order to take notes.


Further information

For further information, please contact the events team by emailing or calling 0161 918 7409

Do you have questions about Targeted Treatments for Breast Cancer? Contact The Christie School of Oncology

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Education Centre (dept 17)
The Christie
M20 4BX Manchester
United Kingdom

Thursday, 25 May 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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