What does the future hold for gynaecological cancers and sarcoma?

Event Date:
08 October 2019 16:00

Join us for our Patient, carer family and friends event on Tuesday 8 October 2019

Dr Susana Banerjee - Consultant Medical Oncologist & Gynaecology Research Unit lead at The Royal Marsden

An evening of the latest clinical research innovations and what this means for cancer care and treatment

Date: Tuesday 8 October 2019
Time: 16.00– 19.45
Location: The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre, Stewart’s Grove, London SW3 6JJ

Join us at our open evening to:

  • Meet world-leading clinicians and researchers from The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research, London
  • Learn about gynaecological cancers and sarcoma, and your health and care
  • Discover new treatments and technology being developed
  • Ask your questions, share your thoughts, shape future research
A buffet and drinks reception will be available from 16:00, alongside the opportunity to visit our charity and information stands


16:00 Registration and networking
Displays from The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, The NIHR, Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Representatives, GIST, Sarcoma UK, Target Ovarian Cancer, Cancer Research UK, Jo's Trust, Ovacome, Ovarian Cancer Action
17:00 Welcome
Dr Susana Banerjee
17:05 What are gynaecological cancers?
Dr Susana Banerjee
17:15 What is sarcoma?
Dr Robin Jones
17:25 Genetics in cancer
Dr Angela George
17:35 Assessing quality of life for cancer patients
Dr Olga Husson
17:45 Machine learning - pioneering imaging
Dr Matthew Blackledge
17:55 The impact of nutrition
Natalie Harris
18:05 Comfort break
18:30 Radiation - pioneering treatment
Dr Aisha Miah, Dr Susan Lalondrelle
18:50 Caring for research patients: our research nurses
Liz Barquin, Sally Gill
19:10 The importance of hope and choice: a patient's perspective
19:20 Audience Q&A - what is important for future research?
Chaired by Dr Robin Jones
19:40 Closing speech
Dr Robin Jones



To attend you must register and receive confirmation. Places are limited so please register early.
For more information and to register, please get in touch:
Telephone: Lisa on 0203 186 5408 or Suzan on 0203 186 5409