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The Scottish Oncology Summit 2019

Event Date: 01/11/2019 to 02/11/2019 Venue: Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane

The Scottish Oncology Summit 2019


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Scottish Oncology Summit 2019 Programme below:


09:30 – 10:45, Satellite symposia

Impact of IO therapy on service delivery
Sponsored by BMS

Service Development Hub
Sponsored by Novartis

Steve Laws
Introducing Noona - connecting patients with their carers to better manage patient symptoms and improve treatment outcomes
Sponsored by Varian

1100h - 1200h Satellite symposia:

Immunotherapies in lung cancer
Sponsored by MSD

XGEVA® in the community - Service redesign models for appropriate denosumab administration
Sponsored by Amgen

Predicting breast cancer treatment
Sponsored by Genomic Health

1200h – 1245h Lunch & Exhibition
Poster viewing
1245h – 1300h Professor Marianne Nicolson: Faculty Chair
Opening Remarks
1300h – 1330h Dr Jesme Baird: Medical Director, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Keynote Address
1330h – 1400h Professor Russell Petty: Chair of Medical Oncology, University of Dundee
Mad, bad and dangerous to know... life as a gastro-oesophageal oncologist
1400h – 1430h Professor David Cameron: Chair of Medical Oncology, University of Edinburgh
Breast update
1430h – 1500h Dr Fiona Nussey: Consultant Medical Oncologist, Edinburgh Cancer Centre

Dr Maria Sakala: Associate Specialist, Edinburgh Cancer Centre

New drugs in ovarian cancer - getting them embedded in day to day practice
1500h - 1530h Tea & Exhibition
Poster viewing
1530h – 1600h Professor Richard Sullivan: Professor of Cancer Policy & Global Health, Kings College London
Global Challenges in Cancer Control
1600h – 1630h Fiona Taylor: Senior Charge Nurse, Edinburgh Cancer Centre

Mary Raphael: Breast Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist, Edinburgh Cancer Centre

The Edinburgh Malawi Cancer Partnership - A nursing perspective on Global Oncology
1630h – 1700h Dr Hamish Porter: Honorary Fellow, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh and Medical Radiation Physics Consultancy
Is Global Radiotherapy possible? If it is, why are we not doing it?
1700h – 1730h Professor Aileen Keel: Director - Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme, The Farr Institute Scotland, University of Edinburgh

Mr Richard Hunter: Information Consultant, Information Statistics Division, National Services Scotland

1730h – 1800h Dr Peter Forsyth: Consultant Haematologist, NHS Highland
Upsetting the AppleCAR-T
1800h – 1900h Satellite Symposium

Dr David Dodds: Chief of Medicines, Beatson Oncology Centre
Local versus central delivery of SACT: squaring the circle
Sponsored by Roche Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1930h Drinks Reception
2000h Conference Dinner


0900h – 1000h Dr Brian Montgomery: Former Medical Director NHS Fife

Dr Alison Jones: Consultant Medical Oncologist, University College Hospital

Manager v Clinicians - Do we have enough or too many?
1000h – 1045h John McPhelim - Lung cancer CNS, NHS Lanarkshire

John Milne: Oncology Pharmacist, NHS Lanarkshire

Heather McVicars: Lead Research Nurse, NHS Lothian

Implications of immunotherapy
1045h – 1115h Professor Rob Jones: Professor of Clinical Cancer Research, University of Glasgow/Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre
Should the tail wag the dog? Immunotherapy in urological cancer
1130h – 1200h Coffee & Exhibition
1200h – 1230h Professor Andrew Biankin: Regius Professor of Surgery & Director of Translational Research Centre, University of Glasgow
Precision Oncology
1230h – 1300h Dr Ionna Fragkandrea-Nixon: Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Beastson West of Scotland Cancer Centre
What matters to me: why compassion in health care is everyone's business
1300h – 1330h Andrew Crummy: Artist & cancer survivor
Cancer Tapestry: telling cancer stories, stich by stich
1330h – 1345h Professor Marianne Nicolson: Faculty Chair
Best Poster Presentations
Professor Marianne Nicolson: Faculty Chair
Closing Remarks

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