Mesothelioma and lung cancer education day - London

Our specialist Asbestos-related Diseases team is holding a free mesothelioma and lung cancer education day in London.

This free education day will be of interest to all healthcare professionals who are involved in the management of patients with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.

Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Nursing.


    • 9.00am – 9.15am – Registraton
    • 9.15am – 9.30am – Welcome from the Chair
    • 9.30am – 10.15am – Vidan Masani, Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine 
      Diagnosing mesothelioma and lung cancer
    • 10.15am – 11am – Eric Lim, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
      Update on surgical trials for mesothelioma
    • 11am – 11.15am – Break
    • 11.15am – 12.00pm – Dr Peter Szlosarek, Consultant in Medical Oncology
      Treatment for mesothelioma and lung cancer including the new wave of immunotherapy
    • 12.00pm – 12.30pm – Nadza Tokaca, Research Fellow 
      The adequacy of image guided rebiopsies in non small cell lung cancer
    • 12.30pm – 1.30pm – Lunch
    • 1.30pm – 2.15pm – Patrick Kerr, barrister at 12 King’s Bench Walk
      Causation in asbestos related lung cancer and the relevance of smoking history
    • 2.15pm – 3pm – Lorraine Creech, Mesothelioma UK
      Palliative care: symptom control and management of treatment related side effects for mesothelioma and lung cancer patients
    • 3.00pm – 3.15pm – Break
    • 3.15pm – 4.00pm – Mavis and Ray Nye
      A patient’s perspective and The Mavis Nye Foundation
    • 4.00pm – 4.15pm – Suzanne Bartington, former client
      Perspective of the daughter of a mesothelioma patient and raising awareness of asbestos related diseases
    • 4.15pm – 5.00pm- Helen Childs, partner at Royds Withy King
      An overview of asbestos related disease claims, benefits and the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme
    • 5.00pm – 5.15pm – Q&A / close by Chair
    • 5.15pm – Networking drinks


    Event details

    Venue: Royds Withy King office, 69 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5EQ.  Closest Tube stops: Blackfriars or St Paul’s.

    Date & timings: Friday 6 October 2017, 9.00am – 5.00pm

    Cost: Free to attend with lunch provided. Networking over drinks and canapés after the event.

To book your free place, email or call our marketing team

0207 842 1509