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UCD The Patient Voice in Cancer Research III

UCD The Patient Voice in Cancer Research III

Location: UCD Charles Institute (building 14), University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

Start: 12th April 2017 - End: 12th April 2017

Event Time: 09.00-13.30

Inviting cancer survivors and their families to join researchers, health care professionals and patient advocates to discuss placing the patient voice at the heart of the cancer research agenda.

9:00am Welcome & refreshments

9.45am "Creating the roadmap for Patient Voice: Update of progress to date"
Dr Amanda McCann, Chair, Patient Voice Committee

10.30am "Is there a clinical trial for me?"
Speaker presentations & discussion forum including:
Eibhlin Munroe, CEO, Clinical Trials Ireland; Derick Mitchell, CEO, Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry; clinicians

12.00pm "Crowdsourcing histological scoring: Patients vs Pathologists"
Is enlisting help from the public a sufficiently accurate method to score tissue samples that inform treatment?

12.45pm Light lunch & address by Professor Patrick Murray, Dean of Medicine & Head of UCD School of Medicine

1.30pm Attendees are invited to join researchers for the survivorship lap of Relay for Life UCD (2pm start, Devlin pitch, UCD)

Organised by UCD Medicine Research, UCD Conway Institute, Systems Biology Ireland & BREAST-PREDICT in conjunction with Relay for Life UCD & the Irish Cancer Society

Register HERE

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