Early detection and diagnosis research in cancer



09.00, Wednesday 07 February 2018

Academy of Medical Sciences, London

41 Portland Place, W1B 1QH

The Academy and Cancer Research UK are holding a workshop to discuss the landscape for translation of early detection and diagnosis (EDD) research and technologies in cancer.

This workshop will convene stakeholders from across EDD cancer research community in academia, industry and healthcare, as well as funders and regulators, to discuss the implications of emergent EDD research for the future of early detection and diagnosis in cancer. Attendees will discuss the challenges and opportunities that these recent advances present, how the challenges might be addressed and the preparedness of the system to accommodate such technologies. This workshop will be chaired by Professor Peter Johnson FMedSci, Professor of Medical Oncology, University of Southampton. A summary meeting report will be published following the meeting.

The roundtable will take place on 7 February 2018 and is by invitation only. For further details please contact forum@acmedsci.ac.uk.


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