HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
4th International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Medicine

You are invited to an advance news briefing for the world's only conference on cancer and the adolescent on Wednesday 29 March 2006, and to the two-day conference itself on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 March 2006. Organised by the pioneering charity, Teenage Cancer Trust, the two-day conference will see leading specialists from around the world present new research findings on:

  • Incidence
  • Possible causes for adolescent cancer
  • Treatment and survival (including the dearth of clinical trials for this age group)
  • The problems doctors and patients face in discussing the effects on future fertility
  • Problems of compliance with treatment
  • The effect of private medical insurance on survival in countries with no national health service
  • Whether girls should be routinely vaccinated against HPV

Speakers at the conference include Drs Allan Pacey, Adam Glaser, Beni Gesundheit, Jeremy Whelan, Archie Bleyer, and Professors Jillian Birch, Tim Eden, Sophie Fossa, Henry Kitchener and many more.

News briefing: 10.30am Wednesday 29 March 2006
Royal College of Physicians
11 St Andrews Place, Regents Park,
London NW1
4LE, UK.

Speakers:

  • Professor Tim Eden, UK's first TCT Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Chair, University of Manchester, the Christie Hospital and Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals NHS Trust: "Better coordination among the medical profession is needed to improve survival in teenagers and young adults."
  • Professor Jillian M. Birch, Cancer Research UK Professorial Fellow, University of Manchester: "New data on patterns of cancer incidence across all age groups reveal those cancers that peak in the 13-24 age range, the possible reasons and the best direction for future research to take."
  • Ms Sam Smith, Lead/Manager Adolescent Oncology - TCT Young Oncology Unit, Christie Hospi
    '"/>


Contact: Emma Mason
wordmason@mac.com
44-137-656-3090
Teenage Cancer Trust
6-Mar-2006


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. National Ecological Observatory Network featured at ESA/SER Joint International Conference
2. International team to honor 30th anniversary of deep-sea vent discovery in Galpagos
3. 2nd International EuroFIR Congress
4. Clinical trial data regarding NKTR-061 will be presented at ATS International Conference
5. Smithsonian hosts Polar Science Symposium to celebrate International Polar Year 2007-2008
6. Eduardo Slatopolsky honored with 2007 ISN Amgen International Prize
7. 4th International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering
8. International risk research strategy and funding needed for nanotech safety
9. Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research recognizes Mina J. Bissell
10. International Astronautical Federation joins project to protect World Heritage sites
11. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 27th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/20/2017)... Delta (NYSE: DAL ) customers now can use ... Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). ... Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington ... Delta,s biometric boarding pass experience that ... integrated into the boarding process to allow eligible Delta SkyMiles Members who ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... 15, 2017  IBM (NYSE: IBM ) is introducing several ... dedicated to developing collaboration between startups and global businesses, taking ... During the event, nine startups will showcase the solutions they ... industries. France is ... with a 30 percent increase in the number of startups ...
(Date:5/16/2017)... May 16, 2017   Bridge Patient Portal ... and MD EMR Systems , an electronic ... for GE, have established a partnership to build ... and the GE Centricity™ products, including Centricity Practice ... These new integrations will allow healthcare ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... STANFORD, Calif. , Aug. 15, 2017 After spending ... resources and support with crowdsourced data collection, GeneFo now offers this ... interested in aligning and amplifying support, adherence, and data collection vis ... with medical foundations mark the successful launch of this offer. ... GeneFo ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... Kenall, a leader in ... to stay tightly sealed and perform efficiently for years. The downlights are ideal ... just aren't enough, such as: hospitals; behavioral health facilities; cleanrooms; containment areas; food ...
(Date:8/14/2017)... Oregon (PRWEB) , ... August 14, 2017 , ... ... that provide essential device-to-computer interconnect using USB or PCI Express, announced the release ... , SYZYGY is intended to satisfy the need for a compact, low cost, ...
(Date:8/11/2017)... ... August 11, 2017 , ... “There is an increasing consumer ... to synthetic ingredients,” said Matt Hundt, President of Third Wave Bioactives. “Combining the ... and know-how of Biorigin will allow us to bring truly novel fermented ingredient ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: