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An exciting opportunity to hear from a Professor of Clinical Oncology and discuss the clinical management of brain tumour cases.


About this event:

An update on a combination of proton therapy with surgery, the evolving indicators, and the clinical management of patients with primary brain tumours. Includes an exciting opportunity to hear from the Rutherford Cancer Centre’s Senior Clinical Advisor, and Professor of Clinical Oncology, Professor Roger Taylor, providing updates on brain tumour treatments and the combination of proton therapy and surgery.

Join us to discuss and review the clinical management of patients and their outcomes, the evolving indications for proton therapy, and the principles of proton therapy as applied to brain tumours. With an insightful discussion and overview of SpaceOAR Hydrogel Spacers, including Hippocampal and Cochlear, and a look at the vital role for referral choice, and referral pathway after surgical procedure.


Attend this event:

Oncologists specialising in brain, Neurosurgeons, Neurologists and those who are part of Neurologist groups, non-profit organisations and societies, are welcomed to join this webinar. Signing up is easy, just click ‘register’ and you will be taken to our Eventbrite page.

The event will be held online via Microsoft Teams, which you can join via a web link or the app.

About the host:

Professor Roger Taylor is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of patients with brain tumours. Professor Taylor was born and educated in Swansea, and trained in Medicine at University College, Oxford and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College. His oncology training was at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Royal London Hospital and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

He worked as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in Leeds from 1987-2006, specialising mainly in the treatment of children with cancer. Professor Taylor returned to Wales in 2006, to work in the South West Wales Cancer Centre, Singleton Hospital, Swansea and the College of Medicine, Swansea University.

Professor Taylor provides specialist advice on proton therapy in Wales, and Thames Valley, and currently is undertaking research in this field, including internal Rutherford Brain Trials. He is the author of many papers on the treatment of children with cancer, particularly brain tumours.

Find out more about Professor Roger Taylor.

Additional information:

  • Event participation is CPD Accredited. Certificates will be sent via email following the event.
  • The agenda for this event is subject to change.
  • Spaces for this event are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Event Date

Wednesday 29th September, 2021


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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