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Postponed: Medicine and Me: Living with Nerve Tumours at the Royal Society of Medicine

13 March 2020

We would like to update you regarding the Medicine and Me: Living with nerve tumours event that was due to take place at the Royal Society of Medicine on Thursday 23 April 2020. Unfortunately due to the current Coronavirus (COVID19) situation and the lockdown restrictions in place, The Royal Soceity of Medicine has decided to cancel any in person events taking place in July 2020.

As such the Medicine and Me: Living with nerve tumours meeting due to take place on Monday 13 July 2020 has now been postponed. Currently there is not a new date set, however this will most likely be in early 2021. The Royal Society of Medicine will be in contact with ticket holders directly in due course and tickets will be valid for the to be agreed later date. We will keep you posted on any further developments.

 

Medicine and Me: Living with Nerve Tumours

Postponed until further notice 
The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street, London

Nerve Tumours UK and The Royal Society of Medicine invite you to attend a half day conference highlighting and discussing Neurofibromatosis.

The country's leading experts in Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Type 2 will review and discuss current approaches to diagnosis and treatment, in the light of advances in molecular biology and imaging. There will be patient presentations and a panel discussion.

By attending this meeting, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Understand the epidemiology, biology and genetics of Nerve Tumours - Neurofibromatosis I (NF1) and Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2)
  • Appreciate the impact of living with NF1 and NF2 first-hand from patients 
  • Learn about the recognition of malignant transformation (NF1)
  • Discover the management of NF2 nerve tumours
  • Explore today’s treatments
  • Understand the management and support for people with Neurofibromatosis

 About Medicine and Me

Medicine and Me meetings aim to provide an outline of current best practice and future updates of important conditions and to give direct voice to patients and their carers and enable them to discuss their concerns and reflections on the impact of diagnosis, investigation and management.

Physicians and surgeons and indeed all healthcare professionals continue to learn from and be inspired to greater efforts to improve care by hearing directly from patients.

The Programme and tickets, free of charge for patients, carers, relatives, students and trainees are available on the link below: 

BSL Translators will be in attendance, and for any further special access or specific needs, please email us at info@nervetumours.org.uk by 31 March 2020

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