Description

The aim of this meeting is to understand the underlying biological concepts, types of childhood cancer and to recognise early signs that require investigation for malignancy.Topics include:How to assess, investigate and treat patients presenting with malignancies Treatment modalities available for patients with malignancies The functioning of shared care facilities, and other support services available to children with cancer and their families. The concept of bone marrow transplant as a treatment modality for childhood malignancies Understand and appreciate the impact of childhood malignancies on the family unit Value the need for good symptom control and the referral process for palliative care To gain advice and information on working/training in paediatric oncology