About this event

  • Date and time Tue 29 Jun 2021 from 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Oncology

This webinar is scheduled to take place on Monday 21 June 2021 and registration to watch the recording is open until Tuesday 29 June.

This webinar recording is available for on-demand viewing. The recording will be available for registered delegates up to 21 days after registration closes on Monday 28 June 2021 at 11:55pm, via Zoom.

This webinar aims to teach healthcare professionals, both at a primary and specialist level a multidisciplinary approach towards managing young women with breast cancer, both in the early and advanced setting.

Join us for a unique opportunity to look at the multifaceted approach towards young women with breast cancer, looking at the latest data from world-leading experts both at the treatment and support of women in these positions. This session will provide a multidisciplinary approach as well as an evaluation of the science and latest advances in the interpretation of this data.

In an interactive setting, we will be focusing on the latest updates on the scientific, clinical and psychosocial aspects of breast cancer in young women and the multidisciplinary management of the disease.

Learning objectives for the participants:

  • Management of advanced breast cancer with a particular emphasis on young women
  • Understanding the hereditary risk factors associated with breast cancer and have use of the NHS directory influences management
  • Fertility preservation procedures and pregnancy outcomes in women who have had previous breast cancer
  • Conference updates in breast cancer management with particular emphasis on the management of young women with breast cancer
  • Advising on lifestyle changes and mental health for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer

A CPD certificate with 6 CPD credits will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 21 days for those that watch the recording.

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View the programme

Welcome and Introduction

Dr Marina Parton and Dr Bhwna Sirohi

Session one

Dr Bhwna Sirohi

Patient speaker
The Leah Ledermann lecture - Managing advanced breast cancer in young women

Dr Fatima Cardoso, Director, Breast Unit, Champalimaud Clinical Centre, President ABC Global Alliance, Lisbon, Portugal

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Session two

Chair: Mr Henry Cain

Hereditary Breast cancer risk- what we now know

Dr Helen Hanson, Consultant Geneticist, St Georges Hospital

The NHS genetics directory in the breast clinic

Dr Zoe Kemp, Consultant Geneticist, Royal Marsden Hospital

Panel discussion

Session three

Chair: Dr Susie Stanway

Fertility and pregnancy after breast cancer - real world data

Dr Yuliya Kopeika, Consultant Gynaecologist, Guys and St Thomas Hospitals

Panel discussion
Lunch break

Session four

Chair: Dr Marina Parton

Conference reports ; whats new for young women with breast cancer

Dr Shaheenah Dawood, Head of Medical Oncology, Head of the Breast Cancer Program, Dubai, UAE

The potential of PARP inhibitors in breast cancer

Professor Andrew Tutt, Head of Division, Breast Cancer Research and Director of Breast Cancer, now Toby Robins Research Centre at the ICR and Guys Hospital, Kings College London, Clinician Scientist, Consultant Clinical Oncologist in Breast Cancer

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Session five

Chair: Dr Richard Simcock

Excercsing and breast cancer

Dr Caroline Wilson, Consultant Medical Oncologist Weston Park Cancer Centre, Sheffield, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer UoS

Diet and breast cancer

Dr Clare Shaw, Consultant Dietician, Royal Marsden Hospital

Cognitive impairment during cancer treatment

Dr Stuart Anderson, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Practitioner Psychologist

The fear of cancer recurrence

Mr Ben Smith, CONCERT Co-Deputy Director (Policy and Practice) Conjoint Senior Lecturer, UNSW Sydney

Panel discussion
Closing remarks



Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

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