HCCN Conference Spring 2024

Feb 15, 2024 | Conferences, Latest News, What's On

Brampton Golf Club, Buckden Rd, Brampton,
Huntingdon PE28 4NF
Tuesday 30th April 2024, 9:30am – 4:30pm 

Save the Date for a day of insightful talks and a spot of lunch.

Further details to follow, but here is an rough overview of the day:

9:30am    Welcome and Coffee

10am        Professor Rob Thomas – Latest developments in nutrition and exercise relating to cancer

10:45am Coffee/Tea

11am        Jackie Bland – ‘How do we practise what is preached’? – how do we make sure that new lifestyle advice re cancer prevention and treatment is incorporated into daily life.

11:45am Breakout groups

  • Judy Duddridge : yoga / breathwork / meditation practices
  • David Bailey : update on new breast cancer AI trial – also the mechanics of a biopsy – histopathology.
  • Jackie Bland : dietary tips TBC
  • Irene Debiram-Beecham and Liz Chipchase from CRUK – get hands on with new cancer demos – including the use of the capsule cyto-sponge.

12:45pm  Lunch and HCCN BIG Afternoon Tea

1:45pm    Professor Rob Thomas : latest, in depth, technical findings in cancer relating to diet and exercise

2:30pm Amy Bates, Radiotherapy Team lead at Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre : Radiotherapy- how it works and how it can be used with other therapies

3:15pm Coffee/Tea

3:30pm Saif Ahmad from Addenbrookes : radiotherapy resistance and its use with different drug combinations.

4:15pm Closing remarks : Jan Davis/ Graham Heywood

NB the afternoon session is slightly more technical and aimed at our HCCN nurses, but EVERYONE is welcome to attend the whole day.

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