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Jun 13

13th June 2024, 09:00 - 14th June 2024, 15:00


 UK Oncology Forum Cancer
Thursday 13th & Friday 14th June 2024 20th Annual Conference
Brighton 2024
Save the date for this annual conference.
UKAOS will be presenting an update on Acute Oncology Care in the UK 
Registration details will follow 

Jun 19


Wed 19 Jun 2024 8:30am to 5:00pm BST

Follow this link to the registration page and further detail RSM Acute Oncology Management 

About this event:

As acute oncology (AO) reaches its 15th birthday, this one-day meeting provides a timely summary of where we have been and the current best practice for Acute oncology services. The program is not only according to different medical subspecialities, such as cardiac and respiratory AO emergencies, but also focusses on common acute oncology problems: spinal cord compression, immunotherapy toxicities and end of life care.

With a wide breadth of subjects, and a strong medical slant, the event is unique in content and format.

By attending, you will:

• Understand the acute oncology service and appreciate its future direction in further improving care

• Be able to investigate and manage common oncological emergencies

• Learn to recognize and understand the management of toxicity-related complications from anti-cancer therapies

• Appreciate the value of involving the wider MDT in specialist care or end of life care


8:30am Registration, tea and coffee

9:00am Welcome and introduction Dr Tom Newsom-Davis, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Chairs: Dr Tom Newsom-Davis and Professor Chris Nutting, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, The Royal Marsden Hospital

9:10am Acute oncology at 15: Where have we come since 2009, and what is next? Dr Pauline Leonard, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospital Trust

9:35am Why didn’t you call us earlier? Palliative medicine in acute oncology Dr Natasha Wiggins, Consultant, Palliative Medicine, Great Western Hospital 10:05am Managing sepsis in the oncology patient Dr Ashling Lillis, Consultant, Acute Medicine, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

10:35am Panel discussion

10:55am Tea and coffee break

11:10am Cardio-oncology: The heart of the matter Dr Alex Lyon, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton Hospital

11:40am Respiratory issues in acute oncology Dr Anant Patel, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Royal Free and Barnet Hospitals

12:10pm Panel discussion

12:30pm Lunch

Chairs: Professor Pauline Leonard, Consultant Medical Oncologist, at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Suha Abdull

1:30pm MUO not CUP: Diagnosing cancer in the acute setting Dr Caroline Wilson, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Weston Park Hospital

2:00pm Gastrointestinal acute oncology emergencies Dr Kai-Keen Shiu, Consultant Gastrointestinal Medical Oncologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2:30pm Panel discussion

2:50pm Tea and coffee break

3:10pm Diagnosis and management of immunotherapy related toxicities Dr Anna Olsson-Brown, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

3:40pm Panel discussion

4:00pm Sylvia Lawler prize presentation

5:00pm Close of meeting