Cancer research - Public Information Evening

15/08/2012

A Brighter Future Together - Cancer Research in Northern Ireland.

 

The Northern Ireland Cancer Research Consumer Forum working with the Northern Ireland Cancer Trials Centre based at the Belfast City Hospital, is hosting a Public Information Evening to showcase some of the exciting developments in cancer research in Northern Ireland.

 

Hear about advances in Cancer Treatment and how you can get involved and help shape cancer research. The talks will cover a range of topics and leading researchers and national local leaders in cancer research will provide insights into developments in cancer research happening in Northern Ireland.

Date and Venue

Public Information evening on Thursday 6 September 2012 (7.00 – 9.15 pm) in the Post Graduate Lecture Theatre, Belfast City Hospital.

How to Apply for this conference

If you would like to attend this free event please contact:

Debbie on (028) 9026 3903 or email: nictc@belfasttrust.hscni.net

For more information visit website: www.qub.ac.uk/nictc

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PROGRAMME

Welcome:

Mrs Margaret Grayson and Mr Geoff Hill, Northern Ireland Cancer Research Consumer Forum

The What, Where, When and How of cancer clinical research in Northern Ireland

Dr Richard Wilson, Director NI Cancer Trials Centre & Network, and Mrs Eileen Dillon, NI Cancer Trials Centre & Network Lead Nurse and Network Manager

Research advances in Breast Cancer Surgery:

Mr Stuart McIntosh, Consultant Breast Surgeon, Belfast City Hospital

New discoveries in cancer, the journey from the laboratory to the clinic:

Professor Richard Kennedy, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology and Consultant Medical Oncologist, NI Cancer Centre

Question and Answer Session:

Tea/coffee break and information stands

Innovations in prostate cancer treatment through cancer clinical trials:

Professor Joe O’Sullivan, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology and Consultant Clinical
Oncologist, NI Cancer Centre

A patient perspective of participation in cancer clinical trials:

Mr Paul Burns, formerly Director of Corporate Services at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The role of patient and public involvement in cancer research:

Mr David Ardron, NCRI Consumer Liaison Group and North Trent Consumer Research Panel

What you can do?

Mrs Margaret Grayson, Chair of Northern Ireland Cancer Research Consumer Forum

Question and Answer Session

Thanks and close