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Our fifth annual Lymphoma Management course is returning to Keble College Oxford, Monday 25 - Tuesday 26 June 2018. Our expert faculty of lymphoma specialists from across the UK will provide a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis, treatment and management of lymphomas. This year, we have added a nurse stream to the programme on Sunday 24 June.
Who should attend?
This course is aimed at specialist trainees wishing to gain a deeper understanding of lymphoma or consultants who would like to refresh their knowledge.
We also have a nurse stream running on Sunday 24 June. The Sunday programme features expert speakers including Dr Elaine Vickers and Rebecca Hallam and will focus on:
Immunotherapies in haemato-oncology
The science behind some of the new treatments for CLL and NHL:
- Treatments that target the B cell receptor
- Checkpoint inhibitors
- The principle behind CAR T cell therapy
Supporting people with lymphoma aged 65+ at diagnosis
- Frailty screening
- Chemotherapy closer to home
Completion of the course should equip participants in the following areas:
• The principles underpinning diagnostic and therapeutic modalities as applied to lymphoma in all its subtypes
• An understanding of practical considerations when prescribing immunochemotherapy and radiotherapy
• To apply the most appropriate diagnostic techniques and therapeutic interventions to individual patients with a lymphoma diagnosis
• A thorough training in material which may be covered in professional exams e.g. FRCPath
Course fees include hot lunch on both days, all refreshment breaks, dinner on 25 June, course pack and end of course quiz.
Overnight accommodation is available at Keble College. Find out more or book online at www.keble.ox.ac.uk/bed-breakfast
Travel and parking at Keble College:
Download our information pack on travelling to Oxford, finding Keble College, and where to park in Oxford.
About the organisers:
Dr Graham Collins is a Consultant Haematologist and lymphoma lead at the Oxford Cancer and Haematology Centre and Principle Investigator for a number of early and late phase studies. He is also the chair of the UK NIHR Hodgkin study group and T-cell working group.
Lymphoma Action is the only charity in the UK specialising in lymphoma. The charity works closely with its medical advisors to provide educational events and resources for health professionals in addition to its primary role providing support and information to people affected by lymphoma.
Our delegates from 2016 and 2017 said:
‘The course was great, concise evidence based advice on diagnostics and therapeutics from eminent speakers’
‘The best haematology course I have attended’
‘A brilliant course with a balance of clinical and background information. I paid out of my own pocket and I do not feel short changed’
‘I will be strongly reccommending this to my colleagues’
‘Well organised with great catering and comprehensive talks. It’s definitely worth attending’