Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting – Tuesday 11th October 2016



Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

Tuesday 11th October 2016, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre


Draft Programme:

1.00 pm     Tea, coffee and light refreshments, meet/greet and networking

1.45 pm     Welcome and Introduction

1.55 pm     Are Asian women more prone to less favourable breast cancer subtypes?: Joseph Wan, Anil Jain

2.10 pm     Demographic analysis of the Asian Breast Cancer Database: Jaanika Molderson, Anil Jain

2.20 pm     The Changing Risk Factor Profile of Asian women with breast cancer. Timothy Thomas, Anil Jain

2.35 pm     Systematic Review of Asian Breast Cancer: Dr Steve Brown, Pooja Saini, Rachel Anderson de Cuevas on behalf of the South Asian Women’s access to cancer screening group(CLAHRC)

2.50 pm     Personal story and writing Moving on After Breast Cancer: Dr Anneela Saleem

3.10 pm     Patient to Patient Support Initiative (PePSI): Our experience so far: Dr    Anneela Saleem and Shaheeda Shaikh

3.35 pm     Patients/Carers Presentation/ Update from other Regions in the UK

4.00 pm     Psychological burden on Asian breast cancer patients- a proposed study: Dr Nusrat Husain, Reader in Psychiatry, University of Manchester

4.30 pm     Update from the PROCAS Trial:  Breast Cancer Risk Prediction in Asian women: Prof Gareth Evans, Department of Genomic Medicine, St Mary’s Hospital, CMFT

5.00 pm     Feedback and Evaluation; Vote of Thanks: Anil Jain

Eligible for 3 Category 1 RCR CPD Credits

RSVP (ASAP for catering purposes): Saima Rashid, Administrative Assistant ABC Support Group

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