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Don’t miss out on tomorrow’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Symposium

The first ever national paediatric brain tumour symposium kicks off tomorrow at 9. There are nearly 70 delegates confirmed for the Nottingham event, including children and families living with a brain tumour diagnosis, researchers, clinicians and people with a professional interest in brain tumour care.

Whilst registrations are now closed, You can watch the event via live stream on YouTube from 0900 on the 4th December, here: 

Please watch along and keep updated with the hashtag #UKPBTS

Highlights for you to tune into, include:

9.30-9.40: brainstrust CEO Will Jones
Welcome and overview of the day

9.40-10.00: David Walker
The drug delivery challenge in paediatric brain tumours

10.00-10.20: Beth Coyle
Modelling medulloblastoma mestasis

10.20-10.40: Ruman Rahman and Catherine Vasey
Delivering drugs during surgery

11.20-11.40:  Stuart Smith
Electric field therapy for brain tumours

11.40-12.00: Stuart Smith
Developments in the field of neurosurgery

12.00-12.20:  Shelley Stubley
The PROMOTE study: communication during consultation

12.20-12.40: Jo-Fen Liu
Predicting the risk of post-operative cerebellar mutism syndrome

13.45-14.05:  Emma Nicklin
Late effects of childhood brain tumours

14.05-14.25: Louise Robinson
Impact on education

14.40-15.00: Khadijha Sundus, Victor Ortiz and Patricia Wouters
The role of relatives

15.00-15.20:  Amandeep Samrai
Transition points