Join us to get up-to-date on the latest developments in pancreatic cancer. We will be running a series of three free virtual events exploring early diagnosis, genomic medicine and non-surgical treatment options

  • Early diagnosis, 13th February 2023, 18.00 – 19.00 via Zoom Webinar. Watch the recording 
  • Genomic medicine, 20th February 2023, 09.00 – 10.00 via Zoom Webinar. Watch the recording. 
  • Non-surgical treatment, 5th March 2023, 09.00 – 10.00 via Zoom Webinar. Book your place. 

For more information about each of the events, take a look at the details below. 

 

Early diagnosis, 13th February 2024, 18.00 – 19.00 via Zoom Webinar


We began by looking at a study exploring what support GPs need to start using new pancreatic cancer tests as soon as they become available. We then heard about the world’s first breath test for pancreatic cancer. To finish, we found out about the development of a decision risk tool for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer among new-onset diabetes in UK primary care. 

Agenda:

  • 18.00 – 18.05: Welcome and introduction – Chris Macdonald, Head of Research, Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • 18.05 – 18.15: Developing a toolkit to assess GP’s readiness to adopt new pancreatic cancer tests – Dr Patrick Kierkegaard, Team Leader – Cancer Technology Catalyst & Research Fellow, Imperial College London
  • 18.15 – 18.25: World’s first breath test – Professor George Hanna, Head of Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London
  • 18.25 – 18.35: Decision risk tool for early diagnosis in new-onset diabetes – Dr Ashley Clift, Clinical Research Fellow, University of Oxford
  • 18.35 – 18.55: Q&A
  • 19.00 – 19.00: Close

Who is this session for?

This event is open to all health professionals working with pancreatic cancer patients. It is particularly relevant to GPs and health professionals working in primary care.

Watch the recording here

 

 

Genomic medicine, 20th February 2024, 09.00 – 10.00 via Zoom Webinar


We began by finding out everything you need to know about genomic medicine and the impact on your practice. We then explored the logistics, challenges, risks and benefits including when to refer and who to refer, and the impact on treatment options.

Agenda:

  • 09.00 – 09.05: Welcome and introduction – Rachel Richardson, Specialist Pancreatic Cancer Nurse, Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • 09.05 – 09.40: Genomic medicine – Dr Fieke Froeling, Consultant Medical Oncologist and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Pancreatic Cancer at the CRUK Beatson Institute
  • 09.40 – 09.55: Questions
  • 09.55 – 10.00: Close

Who is this session for?

This event is open to all health professionals working with pancreatic cancer patients. It is particularly relevant to CNSs, oncology teams, consultants, genetic counsellors and GPs.

Book your place now

Non-surgical treatment, 5th March 2024, 09.00 – 10.00 via Zoom Webinar


Come along to this virtual event to find out the latest on non-surgical treatment options for pancreatic cancer.  

We’ll begin with an overview of SABR, the use of this treatment for patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer and an update on clinical trials in this area.  

We’ll then have an overview of focus ultrasound, its potential treatment for people with pancreatic cancer, and current trials. 

Agenda: 

  • 09.00 – 09.05: Welcome and introduction Dianne Dobson, Specialist Pancreatic Cancer Nurse, Pancreatic Cancer UK 
  • 09.05 – 09.30: Update on SABR – Dr Ganesh Radhakrishna, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, The Christie Hospital 
  • 09.30 – 09.55: Update on focus ultrasound – Dr Keaton Jones, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer at Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford and Katherine Gordon-Quayle, Research Nurse, Churchill Hospital 
  • 09.55 – 10.00: Close 

Who is this session for? 

This event is open to all health professionals looking after pancreatic cancer patients having treatment. It is particularly relevant to CNSs and oncology teams. 

Book your place now 

FAQs


What platform will this session be hosted on? 

These events will be held on Zoom Webinar. After you book, you will receive an email via Zoom with the joining details. You can join on a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone – any device with an internet connection. 

If you don’t have access to the internet, you can also dial in from a standard telephone. 

Will I receive a certificate of attendance? 

Everyone who joins the sessions live on the day will get access to their certificate of attendance upon filling in the feedback form. Certificates are only available to live attendees. 

Will the session be recorded? 

Yes – where the speakers are happy to be recorded. After the events, we will email all registrants with a link to the recording and presentation slides. So if you’re unable to join the live session(s), you will be able to catch up at a later date. For the best experience, we recommend joining live. 

D0 I need to attend all three sessions?

No. You’re very welcome to attend all three events to hear about the latest developments in different areas but you’re not required to attend all three and they’re not linked together in terms of content.

How do I register?

All you need to do is click the links below and fill in the Zoom registration form. You’ll then receive an automatic email via Zoom with the joining details. 

Early diagnosis, 13th February 2024 – Watch the recording here

Genomic sequencing, 20th February 2024 – Watch the recording here 

Non-surgical treatment, 5th March 2024 – Book your place now 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at hpnetwork@pancreaticcancer.org.uk