Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE
Monday 1 March – Tuesday 2 March 2004
News briefing: 10.30am Monday 1 March
You are invited to attend the only conference in the world on cancer and the adolescent. It is organised by the Teenage Cancer Trust, the pioneering UK charity that was established to focus on the most neglected group of cancer patients – teenagers and young adults – and to build and equip specialist units for teenagers and young adults.
Leading international specialists from Europe and America will present new research findings to delegates from 19 countries on incidence, risk, causes, treatment, supportive care and psychological effects. They will discuss and debate some of the controversial areas that impact on young patients such as access to clinical trials, body image, future fertility, the effect on families, careers……
10.30am Monday 1 March news briefing
Mrs Myrna Whiteson MBE, Chairman Teenage Cancer Trust
Professor Archie Bleyer, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, USA
Professor Tim Eden, Christie Hospital, Manchester
Dr Ian Gibson MP, Chairman of the All Party Group on Cancer and of the Commons Science and Technology Committee
Kelly Denver, 21-year-old cancer survivor
Registration is free for bona fide UK and international media. You are welcome to attend all conference sessions. For more information on the Trust and details of the conference programme visit its web site at: http://www.teencancer.org/
A media conference registration form and PDF or fax of conference programme is available from:
TCT conference media consultant Margaret Willson:
Tel: +44(0)1536 772181
Email: email@example.com or
TCT press officer Lucy Shure:
Tel: +44(0) 207 387 1000
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