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November is Lung Cancer Awareness month

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals welcomes you to our virtual Lung Cancer Masterclass to mark Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

About this Event

The Masterclass Series is aimed at all healthcare professionals across the footprint, with an interest in Oncology. Each Masterclass focusses on increasing the breadth of understanding of a specific tumour site.

In this edition of the Masterclass Series, we welcome you to our virtual event where we will be looking at Lung Cancer. This event will be held via Microsoft Teams. The link to join the event will be emailed to you. Please ensure you provide your email address when registering.

The agenda for the meeting is around management of lung cancer during these uncertain times, with particular importance about smoking cessation. The Masterclass will be held on Monday 16 November 2020, presentations will begin at 17:30 and close at 19:30.

The agenda will include:

17:30 - Introduction - Dr Syed B Mehdi, Chest Consultant and Lung Cancer lead

17:35 - Smoking Cessation – Why and How? - Dr Jennifer Nixon, Chest Consultant

18:00 - Lung Cancer and COVID - Oncologist perspective - Dr Erica Beaumont, Consultant Oncologist

18:20 – Managing lung cancer patient expectations during COVID - Dr Sarah Macrae, Chest Consultant

18:30 - Virtual consultations for lung cancer – Pros and Cons - Dr Syed B Mehdi, Chest Consultant and LCNS team

18:50 -Interventional Pulmonology in lung cancer during COVID - Dr Mohammed Munavvar, Chest Consultant and Interventional Pulmonologist

19:10 - Question and Answer session – All speakers

19:20 - Closing remarks

Click here to register now for your free place!

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Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Preston Road



01257 261222

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane




01772 716565

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