The Future of Cancer Treatment: Can genetic science benefit patients?

28 March 2017 Lecture Theatre 2, Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2GW

Genetics and genomic medicine is set to transform our understanding of cancer. It will lead to improved diagnosis, personalised treatment based upon the patient’s own genetic make-up and new drugs therapies. Join this free public event to hear about how this cutting-edge science is shaping cancer treatment for patients in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Hear from leading researchers, clinicians and patients about:  

  • Cancer in the pioneering 100,000 Genomes Project
  • S:CORT and how genomics can improve bowel cancer therapies
  • Perspectives from patients and charities on genomics in cancer. 

The event will conclude with a live debate. This is your opportunity to pose your questions to an expert panel, chaired by Professor Dion Morton, Director of the West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre.

Refreshments will be provided and there will be an opportunity to browse stands and meet researchers and clinicians.

Places are limited, so please register promptly at Eventbrite. For further information, email wmgmc@nhs.net or call Becky Parke on 0121 371 5397.