Western NSW Lung Cancer Symposium

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Date(s) - 08/12/2018
All Day


The 1st Western NSW Lung Cancer Symposium will be held on Saturday the 8th of December at the Dubbo Convention Centre in NSW.

Registrations are open and available online at lungcancersymposium.eventbrite.com.au

Time Presentation title Speaker
8.30am Registration & arrival tea/coffee
9.00am Introduction & welcome speech
1st session chaired by prof Kwun Fong


9.30am – 10.00am NICE Cancer pathways, What can we learn Prof David Baldwin
10.00am – 10.30am Role of EBUS and EUS in diagnosing and staging lung cancer Prof Martin Phillips
10.30am – 10.45am Morning Tea
10.45am – 11.15am Medical thoracoscopy in malignant pleural effusion Prof Phillippe Astoul
11.15am – 11.45am Minimally invasive surgery in lung cancer Mr Naveed Alam
11.45am – 12.15pm Sublobar resection. Indications and evidence


Mr Naveed Alam
12.15pm – 12.45pm What’s new in EGFR/ALK and ROSS1 mutations Dr Richard Osborne
12.45pm – 1.30pm Lunch
2nd session Chaired by Dr Richard Osborne


1.30pm – 2.00pm Role of LDCT screening in Australia Prof Kwun Fong
2.00pm – 2.30pm Is there a role for a lung cancer nurse?


Mrs Mary Duffy
2.30pm – 3.00pm SBRT. Indications and evidence Dr Ee Siang Choong
3.00pm – 3.30pm Role of immunotherapy in NSCLC and mesothelioma A/Prof Steven Kao
3.30pm – 4.00pm How to run an effective Lung cancer MDT Dr Ravi Punwani
4.00pm – 5.00pm Afternoon tea/Networking Cocktail function