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Edinburgh Patient Information Day 2016

by | Oct 19, 2016 | Events News

Edinburgh Patient Information Day 2016 Thursday 10th November in Edinburgh. Chair for the day was Dr Stefan Symeonides, Consultant Medical Oncologist Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre.
Location: The Hilton
Grosvenor St, Edinburgh EH12 5EF
Edinburgh Patient Day
Edinburgh agenda
9.45 am Arrival and registration with tea/coffee
10.15 am: Welcome and introduction –  Karen McNee
Communities Development, Kidney Cancer Scotland
10.25: Existing, new and emerging treatment options in renal cancer – Dr Stefan Symeonides
Consultant Medical Oncologist
10.45: Management of side effects of treatments – Karen Mclean
CNS The Western Cancer Centre
11.15: My kidney cancer journey – a patient story – Julie Martin
11.30: Tea and Coffee Break
11.50: Research and findings for the SCOTRRCC Trial –  David Harrison
MD, DSc, FRCPath, FRCSEd, FRCPEd, IFCAP Sshool Of Medicine University of St Andrews
12.20: Psychological issues for patients newly diagnosed, and living with advanced cancer – Dr Jenny Strachan
Psychologist The Western General Hospital Edinburgh
12.50: Lunch and chance to chat and mingle
1.50: The Importance of exercise for patients newly diagnosed with cancer and living with advanced disease – Ellen Hardie
BSc (Hons), MSc. Physiotherapist Lead Physiotherapist The Western General Edinburgh for oncology patients
2.20: The Importance of diet, helpful suggestions for patients newly diagnosed, and living with kidney cancer – Claire Jerman
Oncology Dietitian, The Western General Hospital Edinburgh
2.50: Kidney Cancer Scotland Patient Support – Karen McNee Kidney Cancer Scotland and Lucy Willingale Kidney Cancer UK
3.10: Close with tea and biscuits.

<a href="" target="_self">Malcolm Packer</a>

Malcolm Packer

Malcolm is Chief Executive Officer at Kidney Cancer UK and Kidney Cancer Scotland and has worked with the charity in various capacities for over 15 years.