About this event

  • Date and time Tue 10 Nov 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:15pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Respiratory Medicine

The aim of this webinar is to provide an overview of the diagnosis and treatment options for patients with lung cancer. The learning objectives will be as follows:

  • To understand patient presentation and choice of diagnostic investigations
  • To understand principles of lung cancer screening
  • To understand the varying radiological terms for lung cancers
  • To appreciate the types of radical treatments available for lung cancers
  • To understand varying types of immunotherapies for lung cancer
  • To understand the principles of radiotherapy for lung cancer
  • To understand the role of the multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • To understand the role of best supportive care.

A CPD certificate with CPD credit 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 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Mike Beckles

Radiological diagnosis of lung cancer and brief guide to screening for lung cancer

Dr Annette Johnstone

Combined diagnosis and staging for lung cancer

Professor Pallav Shah

Update on evidence for VATS lobectomy

Professor Eric Lim

Immunotherapy update in non-small cell lung cancer

Professor Mary O'Brien

Clinical oncology update in non-small cell lung cancer

Professor Matthew Hatton

Panel discussion
Concluding 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 COVID-19 online events are available 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. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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