We will cover topics such as the mechanism of tumour development, genetics and new treatment avenues.
Lecture Theatre, John Bull Building, Plymouth Science Park, 16 Research Way, Plymouth PL6 8BU
Professor Márta Korbonits
Márta Korbonits, MD PhD DSc FRCP, is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.
Professor Susan Short
Susan Short, MBBS BSc MRCP FRCR PhD, is Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Leeds and consultant Clinical Oncologist at St James’s University Hospital, Leeds.
Caprice, Brain Tumour Research researchers and Brain Tumour Research supporters at the Plymouth Centre of Excellence
- Brain tumours continue to kill more children and adults under 40 than any other cancer.
- There are over 120 different types of brain tumour.
- It is estimated that around 16,000 people a year in the UK are diagnosed with a brain tumour.
- Less than 20% of brain tumour patients survive beyond five years of their diagnosis.
- Ten people a day die of a brain tumour.
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