About this event

  • Date and time Fri 19 Apr 2024 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Join this webinar with the first session focused on ovarian cancer featuring a lecture by a renowned expert on management and surgery, followed by a collaborative presentation from three trainees. In the second session, the focus is on heavy bleeding in pregnancy, with an introduction by a senior authority and subsequent presentations by three specialist trainees. Active audience participation is encouraged, and a vote for the best trainee presentation will be conducted at the meeting's end.

By attending this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about the screening process for ovarian cancer  
  • understand the effects ovarian cancer can present during pregnancy 
  • Be able to diagnose and manage heavy bleeding during pregnancy

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered event participants up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

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Welcome and introduction

Professor Mark Brincat, President of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section

Session 1 - Ovarian cancer

Overview of ovarian cancer management

Mr Saurabh Phandis, Consultant Gynaecological Oncology, The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust

Trainee presentations
Upper abdominal procedures in ovarian cancer cytoreductive surgery

Mr Mark Brincat, Senior Fellow in Surgical Gynae-Oncology, Barts Health NHS Trust

Secondary cytoreductive surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer
Dr Sarah Xuereb, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Trainee, Mater Dei Hospital
Screening and preventive strategies for ovarian cancer

Mr Michail Sideris, Sub specialty trainee in Gynaecological Oncology, Barts Health NHS Trust


Session 2 - Massive bleeding in obstetrics and the role of Tranexamic Acid

Diagnosis and management

Professor Ian Roberts, Professor of Epidemiology, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Trainee presentations

Dr Monica Arribas, Senior Trial Manager and Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Dr Amy Brenner, Epidemiologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Close of meeting




Registration for this event will close 1 hour before the start of the webinar. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time  

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.