The role of the surgeon in contemporary cancer research

Chair: Terry Jones, University of Liverpool, UK
Speaker: Alex Mirnezami, University of Southampton, UK
Speaker: Richard Shaw, University of Liverpool, UK
Speaker: Christobel Saunders, University of Western Australia, Australia

14:00-16:00

Room: M1

The session will cover the role of the surgeon in contemporary high quality translational cancer research. Talks will cover the harvesting and processing of high quality tumour tissue in the context of `window-of-opportunity studies` as well as the role of the surgeon as a clinical scientist and in delivering intra-operative radiotherapy. The session is for all cancer researchers but particularly for surgeons with an interest in collaborating on, or leading, translational research projects / programmes.