Host: Darren Hargrave, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Date and time: Wed 08-Nov-2017, 09:00-11:00
Room: Room 2N
This session will provide an overview of recent advances in childhood cancer including talks on the progress and challenges in understanding the genomic drivers of childhood cancer. Translating these findings into targeted precision medicine for paediatric oncology and how immunotherapy approaches can be applied to childhood cancer. The session will provide an update for those working in the field of paediatric oncology but also an insight into the current and future management of childhood cancer for those who work mainly with adult cancers. The session will be suitable for clincians, nurses, translational scientists and interested patients and carers.
Stephen Gottschalk, Texas Children’s Hospital, Clinical Care Center (Clinic), USA
Marcel Kool, DKFZ, Germany
Sam Behjati, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK