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Annual Trainee Oncology Meeting (ATOM) 2024

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Course leads: Dr Sarah Kingdon, Dr Sarah Park, Dr Michael Rowe and Dr Steph Eeckelaers

Mark your calendars for June 15 and 16, as we gather in Exeter for two days of engaging workshops and stimulating discussions. The conference programme will cover a range of topics relevant to our field, including radical and palliative planning workshops, career progression, exam techniques and updates on hot topics in clinical radiotherapy. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow professionals, learn about the latest developments in our field, develop your skills and enhance your practice.
 

Learning objectives:

By the end of the ATOM 2024, the attendees will have achieved the following:

  1. Gained understanding of the role of SABR to treat oligometastatic disease and have experience and feedback for contouring and planning.
  2. Explore the issues facing LGBTQ patients undergoing cancer diagnostics and treatment.
  3. The opportunity to explore non-standard career paths and training, including international.
     

Programme:

Saturday 15 June

Timing

Lecture title

10:00

Registration and coffee

10:30

Welcome
Dr Jonathan Chamber, Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust

11:00

Breakout sessions:

SABR radical planning and peer review
Dr Helen Saxby, Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust, Dr Ian Fraser, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Nicole Dorey, Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust and Dr Toby Talbot, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 

FRCR part 1 session
Dr Louise Hanna, Medical Director, Education and Training, Clinical Oncology

TBC

12:20

Lunch

13:00

 Breast cancer update
TBC

13:45

Prostate cancer update
Dr Mo Varughese, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

14:45

Coffee

15:10

Breakout sessions:

SABR radical planning and peer review
Dr Helen Saxby, Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust, Dr Ian Fraser, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Nicole Dorey, Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust and Dr Toby Talbot, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 

FRCR Part 2
Dr Louise Hanna, Medical Director, Education and Training, Clinical Oncology

Preparing to be a consultant (Q&A)
Dr Leonie Eastlake, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

16:30

RCR Update
Dr Louise Hanna, Medical Director, Education and Training, Clinical Oncology

17:00 End of day 1

19:00

Course dinner: Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel

 

Saturday 16 June

Timing

Lecture title

07:00

Guided run

09:00

Welcome coffee

09:20

OOPE and fellowship
Dr Ian Fraser, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Fran Mark, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust 

09:55

Global oncology
Dr Hannah Simmons, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

10:30

NOTCH
Dr Mike Rowe, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

11:00

Coffee and light snack

11:45

Breakout sessions: Palliative radiotherapy

Faculty: 
Dr Toby Talbot, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 
Dr Hannah Simmons, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Dr Fran Mark, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Dr Leonie Eastlake, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Ian Fraser, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Jenny Forrest, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Nish Silva, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

13:00

Transgender and LGBT issues in oncology
Dr Alison Berner, The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust 

14:00

Event close

Registration 

Once you have completed your registration, you will receive an email confirming your place at the event. If you do not receive this email confirmation within 24 hours please contact the conference team ()  

Registration type 

Price 

Trainee

£180

Your fee includes the two-day conference, all refreshments at the event, the course dinner and the guided run. Please note this meeting will not be recorded.

Accommodation 

Delegate Hotels is a tool for delegates to book their own accommodation for the event if required. Bookers are able to select the dates required and be presented with a choice of hotels within the area across a range of prices. Bookers are required to provide a credit card as a guarantee upon booking. 

Travel: 

Great Western Rail provides discount rail tickets for conference attendees. To find out more please use the following link: https://www.gwr.com/your-tickets/ways-to-save/business-travel/conferences-and-events

Who should attend?

This event is for RCR clinical oncology trainee members. 

CPD 

Attending this event will allow you to gain 10 CPD credits.

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