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Cancer care - A balance of costs

15 November 2021

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This year's annual Oncology event will explore the financial and ethical impact of cancer globally. We will bring together healthcare professionals interested in global oncology to learn, discuss and share experiences.

This webinar will focus on impacts, including the cost of not treating people with cancer, the cost of over-investigation and treatment, the role and controversies around AI radiotherapy planning in a low-income setting, and health care funding in a low-income setting.

Key speakers include:

- Dr Ajay Aggarwal, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London, Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

- Professor CS Pramesh, Director, Tata Memorial Hospital, Professor and Head of Thoracic Surgery at the Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

- Dr Dorothy Lombe, Clinical Oncologist, Cancer Disease Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

- Professor Richard Sullivan, Professor of Cancer and Global Health at King’s College London, Director, King’s Institute of Cancer Policy, Co-Director, The Conflict and Health Research Group

This webinar is part of the London Global Cancer Week 2021 aiming to highlight the important contribution the UK makes to the fight against cancer in poorer resourced emerging nations.

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Organised by: Royal Society of Medicine
Phone Number: 02072902900

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