Guy's Cancer Centre Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT GB
Date and time
Start Date : June 25 2017 14:00 Europe/London Ending Date : June 25 2017 18:00 Europe/London
Join us for our annual Cancer Survivors' Day event, 'A Celebration of Hope'.
This is a special event for our patients, their families, care givers, staff and the community to celebrate cancer survivorship. The day will include a fashion show, health and well-being activities, live music, exhibits, summer picnic, seminars, reflection and contemplation.
The event is free but we ask that guests register in advance to secure their place.
Biobanking in Guy’s Cancer Centre - Talk and Tour - Cheryl Gillet
A journey through cancer: Imaging from fundamental science discovery to predicting cancer patient response, - Tony Ng
Cancer Immunotherapy – Where are we now and what happens next? - Sophie Papa
Immune therapies for cancer - James Spicer
Patient prosthetic rehabilitation - Trevor Coward
Cancer research needs computational scientists - Anita Grigoriadis
How to evict tumour squatters - Francesco Dazzi
Mind the gap: Assessing and meeting the supportive care needs of people with cancer - Jo Armes
Treating head and neck cancer with genetically engineered blood cells - John Maher
New breakthroughs in immune therapy of cancer - Farzin Farzan
Complementary Therapies for Health & Well-being - Emma Tryer
Clinical Trials - Nicholas Gomm, Alexandra Diaz, Sharon Whelan
As part of Survivors’ Day we will also be holding a fundraising Celebration Walk, starting and finishing at Guy’s this picturesque walk will take in some of London’s sights and landmarks. Choose from 3.5km, 6km or 11km walks along the Thames to celebrate cancer survivorship and raise vital funds in support of Guy’s Cancer. Registration is £15 and we ask that participants fundraise £100 to help treat cancer.
Sign up to take part in the Celebration Walk at https://survivorsdaywalk.eventbrite.co.uk
King's College Hospital supporter? You can take part in the walk and fundraise for cancer at King's College Hospital instead. Sign up here: https://kingscelebrationwalk.eventbrite.co.uk
If you'd like to volunteer for Cancer Survivors' Day please click Register and select Volunteer.