This meeting will focus on the latest updates on the scientific, clinical, and psychosocial aspects of breast cancer in young woman and the multi-disciplinary management of these cases, considering that the patients are at the peak of their careers, social life and reproductive years.
Understand how to advise on supportive care and survivorship issues, including fertility, menopausal concerns, body image, sexual functioning, genetic risk, and psychological health.
About the Sylvia Lawler prize:
Submission deadline: Monday 22 April 2019
Meeting date: Monday 17 June 2019
Prize: Two prizes of £250 to oral presenters and two prizes of £50 voucher to poster presenters
Open to: All scientists and clinicians in training
Topic: Young people with cancer
Abstracts (200 word limit) are invited from scientists and clinicians in training, themed on a clinical or basic scientific research project.
Two prizes will be awarded for the best scientific paper and the best clinical paper. The top 6 abstracts will be selected for oral presentations; a panel of judges will determine the best oral presentation and 2 applicants will be awarded the Sylvia Lawler Prize at the end of the meeting. Additionally, high quality abstracts not selected for oral presentation will be invited for poster presentations during the meeting.
Clinical research includes but is not limited to audit data, imaging studies, outcomes of surgical procedures. Translational studies such as genomic studies of clinical samples should be submitted for the basic/translational science prize. If the applicant is unsure of the appropriate prize to specify they should highlight this at the time of submission.
Apply here for Clinical or here for Scientific paper.