Programme for LSUK Conference 18th March 2017

Christie Hospital, Manchester      9am – 5pm

 

 

8.30        Greet and tea/coffee

 

09.00     Welcome from LSUK and house-keeping

09.05     Professor D Gareth Evans

            “Genetics of Lynch Syndrome”

                Professor of Clinical Genetics, Central Manchester Foundation Trust and Head of Manchester

 Breast Genomics Centre

                Talk will focus on the genetics and cancer risks in Lynch syndrome, particularly gastrointestinal

 and breast cancer.

09.50     Q & As

 

10.00     Dr John Lear

“Dermatology aspects of Lynch syndrome”

                Consultant dermatologist Manchester teaching hospitals

                Review of skin conditions in Lynch syndrome including Muir-Torre syndrome

10.40     Q & As

 

10.50     Tea/ coffee and biscuits

 

11.10  Professor James Hill     

              “Surgical aspects of bowel cancer in Lynch syndrome”

Professor of surgery and consultant surgeon in colorectal surgery Manchester Teaching Hospitals

                Talk will include symptoms, treatment of bowel cancer in Lynch syndrome, screening and role of

 GPs

12.00     Q & As

               

 

12.10    Tristan Snowsill

            “How research on Lynch syndrome affects policies”

            Exeter University Pentag Team – the team of researchers that specialise in health

            technology assessments for policy makers such as NICE

                Talk will include how studies for NICE change policies such as screening bowel cancer for LS

Use of immunotherapy drugs and chromoendoscopy.

12.35     Q & As

               

12.40     LUNCH

               

               

13.40     Dr Emma Crosbie and Mr Neil Ryan

“Everything gynaecological about Lynch syndrome”

            Emma and Neil are both gynaecologists from Central Manchester Foundation Trust

They are particularly interested in Lynch syndrome research

Talk will include everything about gynaecological aspects of Lynch syndrome and current research happening in Manchester.

14.40     Q&As

 

14.40     Dr Gillian Barforth

“About CaPP3”

                National Research Coordinator for Genetics in Healthcare and team leader at Newcastle CaPP

 research group with John Burn

About the benefits of aspirin in LS and progress of the current trial

15.05     Q&As

 

15.10     TEA

 

15.30     Presentation from Tara Clancy

            “The role of clinical genetics teams in Lynch syndrome”

Consultant genetic counsellor and honorary senior lecturer, Manchester Clinical genetic

 Service

Everything about the pathway of people with potential Lynch syndrome diagnosis and

how screening programmes are produced

16.10     Q and As

 

16.10     TIME OUT – GROUP TALK SESSIONS – specific topics in each group

Clinical genetics counsellor team, remaining experts and LSUK members

16.45     Back to hall.       

               

16.55     LSUK Wrap up – feedback sheets

Programme for LSUK Conference 18th March 2017

Christie Hospital, Manchester (9am – 5pm)

08.30     Greet and tea/coffee

 

09.00     Welcome from LSUK and house-keeping

09.05     Professor D Gareth Evans “Genetics of Lynch Syndrome”

              Professor of Clinical Genetics, Central Manchester Foundation Trust and Head of                 Manchester

              Breast Genomics Centre

              Talk will focus on the genetics and cancer risks in Lynch syndrome, particularly                    gastrointestinal and breast cancer.

09.50     Q & As

 

10.00     Dr John Lear “Dermatology aspects of Lynch syndrome”

              Consultant dermatologist Manchester teaching hospitals

              Review of skin conditions in Lynch syndrome including Muir-Torre syndrome

 

10.40     Q & As

 

10.50     Tea/ coffee and biscuits

 

11.10  Professor James Hill  “Surgical aspects of bowel cancer in Lynch syndrome”

           Professor of surgery and consultant surgeon in colorectal surgery Manchester                        Teaching Hospitals

           Talk will include symptoms, treatment of bowel cancer in Lynch syndrome,                            screening and role of GPs

12.00     Q & As

               

 

12.10    Tristan Snowsill

            “How research on Lynch syndrome affects policies”

             Exeter University Pentag Team – the team of researchers that specialise in health

             technology assessments for policy makers such as NICE

            Talk will include how studies for NICE change policies such as screening bowel                   cancer for LS. Use of immunotherapy drugs and chromoendoscopy.

12.35     Q & As

               

12.40     LUNCH (Provided on site and is included in ticket cost)

               

               

13.40     Dr Emma Crosbie “Everything gynaecological about Lynch                           syndrome”

             Emma is a gynaecologists from Central Manchester Foundation Trust

             They are particularly interested in Lynch syndrome research

             Talk will include everything about gynaecological aspects of Lynch syndrome and                current research happening in Manchester.

 

14.40     Q&As

 

14.40     Dr Gillian Borthwick “About CaPP3”

              National Research Coordinator for Genetics in Healthcare and team leader at                         Newcastle CaPP research group with John Burn. About the benefits of aspirin in                   LS and progress of the current trial

 

15.05     Q&As

 

15.10     TEA

 

15.30     Presentation from Tara Clanc“ The role of clinical genetics teams in Lynch                              syndrome”

             Consultant genetic counsellor and honorary senior lecturer, Manchester Clinical                  genetic Service

             Everything about the pathway of people with potential Lynch syndrome diagnosis              and how screening programmes are produced

 

16.10     Q and As

 

16.10     TIME OUT – GROUP TALK SESSIONS – specific topics in each group

              Clinical genetics counsellor team, remaining experts and LSUK members

16.45     Back to hall.       

               

16.55     LSUK Wrap up – feedback sheets

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