About this event

  • Date and time Fri 23 Nov 2018 from 9:00am to 5:15pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Cardiothoracic, Radiology

Join us as we highlight the current and potential future management of lung cancer in the UK.

We will give an update on lung cancer screening and optimal clinical pathways with sessions on advanced diagnosis and surgical treatments. There will additionally be an opportunity for trainees to highlight their work in a session dedicated to abstracts.

You will learn:

  • To appreciate the current (and future) position of lung cancer screening in the UK
  • The current methods of non-invasive imaging diagnosis in lung cancer
  • The current role of invasive image guide procedures in lung cancer
  • About current surgical techniques in lung cancer management


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr KS Rammohan Kandadai, President, Cardiothoracic Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Dr Graham Robinson, Consultant Radiologist, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

National update on lung cancer screening (UK)

Professor David Baldwin, Honorary Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician, University of Nottingham

Artificial intelligence - a role in lung cancer?

Professor Fergus Gleeson, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Radiology of non-solid lung cancers - imaging and follow up

Dr Mark Jones, Consultant Radiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, NHS Lothian

Surgical management of non-solid lung cancers

Dr Kelvin Lau, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Tea and coffee break
Optimising lung cancer pathways in the UK Manchester model: Diagnostic arm

Dr Anna Sharman, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Optimising lung cancer pathways: From a physician's perspective

Dr Richard Booton, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Respiratory and Allergy Research Group, The University of Manchester

Optimising lung cancer pathways: The surgeon's viewpoint

Mr Rajesh Shah, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, The University of Manchester

Presentation of abstracts
Advanced image guided techniques

Dr Jonathan Rodrigues, Royal United Hospital, Bath

Current role of PET imaging in lung cancer diagnosis and management

Dr David Little, Royal United Hospital, Bath

Abstract prizes and close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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