Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine

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International Clinical Trials Day event
Friday 20 May, 10am - 1pm

We are holding a morning of talks by researchers and patients on the cancer research and clinical trials being run at Barts Health NHS Trust. These talks will cover

  • Demystifying clinical trials and why you should consider taking part
  • Patient experiences of clinical trials
  • Current research and trials in a range of cancers

See full event programme below.

This will be a blended event, with the presentations being held at the Maggie's Centre at St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield, EC1A 7BE.  If you would like to attend in person, please email our admin team at BartsECMC@qmul.ac.uk to register, including any dietary requirements.

If you would like to attend virtually via Zoom, then no registration is required - please see the link below to access the talks on the day:

10.00 Welcome - Professor Peter Schmid, Director of Barts ECMC
10.10 Introduction to Maggie's - Alison Goodwin, Barts Maggie's Centre
10.20 Introduction to Clinical Trials - Laura Vosper (Barts)
10.40 Breast Cancer - Professor Peter Schmid (Barts)
11.00 Bladder Cancer - Professor Tom Powles (Barts)/Professor Syed Hussain (Sheffield) 

11.20 Break

11.30 Pancreatic cancer - Professor Hemant Kocher (Barts)
11.50 Patient experiences of clinical trials
12.00 Typical day on a clinical trial 
12.10 Lung cancer - Professor Peter Szlosarek (Barts)
12.30 Ovarian cancer - Dr Rowan Miller (Barts)
12.50 Concluding remarks - Dr Adam Januszewski (Barts)

13.00 Finish and lunch

Patient Forum

The next online patient forum will be held on: Thursday 26 May at 4pm
Topic: Lung cancer

Please use the following link to access the forum via Zoom:

Contact us

To contact us, please email BartsECMC@qmul.ac.uk
​(please do not include any clinical details in emails to this address)

Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine

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Clinical Trial Portfolio

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