What was said
This was a really excellent meeting especially the plenary lecture on functional genomics.
Excellent meeting with in depth discussion on cutting edge themes.
A good national meeting with lots of opportunity for discussion, networking and thinking.
Excellent meeting with good mix of clinical, translational and basic research. Good opportunity to network with clinical and scientific colleagues.
Well known speakers in their fields including medical, clinical and surgical oncologists in addition to scientists from the UK, Europe and the US.
Excellent mix of subjects and very good sessions.
Paul Pharoah, Reader in Cancer Epidemiology, University of Cambridge, UK
It was wonderful that the conference had three separate sessions addressing the evolutionary nature of cancer. That is unusual in a cancer conference, but I think appropriate given the role of evolution in progression and therapeutic resistance.
Carlo Maley, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Evolution and Cancer
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Oncology Programme, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
The National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference addresses topics other conferences don’t, won’t or can’t.
Roger Wilson, Member, Consumer Liaison Group, UK
I enjoyed the breadth of information and the mixture of different professions related to cancer.
Caroline Geraghty, Senior Cancer Information Nurse, Cancer Research UK
Excellent multidisciplinary coverage – we can learn about so many things within three days. Excellent networking opportunities too.
Deepali Pal, Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher, Newcastle University, UK
Good range of topics e.g. prevention, early diagnosis, economics. Good venue and accessible hotels and cafes.
Hilary Williams, Consultant in Medical Oncology, Velindre Cardiff, UK
The quality of the talks was excellent. The choice of exhibitors was the most varied of any conference I’ve been to before.
Vicky Sherwood, Principle Investigator, University of East Anglia, UK