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New developments in lung cancer and pulmonary vascular disease

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St John of God Subiaco Hospital GP event

The free session will cover topics including ‘Advances in lung cancer detection’, ‘VTE and anticoagulation in malignancy’, ‘Update in the current management of lung cancer’ and ‘The assessment of lung function - how it is useful in a primary care setting’. As well as demonstrate the new the mini box for assessing pulmonary function.

The session is aimed at GPs who wish to learn more about the latest advances in lung cancer including diagnosis, treatment and patient education, and includes an opportunity to speak directly with the presenters.

Details

Date: Tuesday 5 September 2017

6.30pm to 7.00pm: Refreshments and Registrations
7.00pm to 9.00pm: Presentations

Venue: St John of God Subiaco Hospital Level 3, Conference Centre 25 McCourt Street, Subiaco

Parking: Please bring your hospital parking ticket on arrival to registration and you will be issued a free exit pass.

Webinar: This session is also available via Webinar, please RSVP for details.

RACGP CPD Points: Attendance at this event earns four category 2 points with the RACGP QI&CPD program.

Program

  • 'Summary of lung cancer and pulmonary vascular disease research program’ - presented by Professor Eli Gabbay.
  • ‘Advances in lung cancer detection’ - presented by Dr Ciara Daly.
    Dr Ciara Daly graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Obstetrics Honours degree in 2014.
    She is currently working as a resident medical officer in respiratory oncology research at St John of God Subiaco Hospital. Her areas of interest include oncology, respiratory medicine, palliative care and infectious diseases.
    Dr Daly’s research areas of interest include early detection of lung cancer, the role of circulating tumour DNA in the detection, monitoring and management of lung cancer and prognostic indicators of mesothelioma.
  • ‘VTE and anticoagulation in malignancy’ and ‘Demonstration of the mini box for assessing pulmonary function’ - presented by Dr Philip Craven.
    Dr Philip Craven graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Obstetrics Honours degree in 2014.
    He is currently a Respiratory Research Officer at SJG Subiaco Hospital, with experience in critical care, respiratory and cardiology. His areas of interest, lung physiology, thoracic malignancy and pulmonary vascular disease.
    Dr Craven’s current areas of research include appropriate management of thromboembolic disease, management of Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia (PJP) and the early detection, monitoring and recurrence of lung cancer.
  • ‘Update in the current management of lung cancer’ - presented by Dr Tim Clay
  • ‘The assessment of lung function - how it is useful in a primary care setting’  - presented by Dr Miranda Smith.
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