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


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