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Lung cancer

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RSM horizons 1 day course: thoracic intervention and surgery to cure lung cancer

Interested in lung cancer care, now and in the future? Why not join the RSM Cardiothoracic section for a TED-style meeting to address the cutting-edge solutions and technologies needed to cure lung cancer on Friday Nov 11th? “In a series of TED-style talks, this meeting will take us on the journey for the lung cancer … Continue reading

Mamta Ruparel publishes editorial in Thorax on Lung Cancer screening

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee and research fellow at the Lungs for Living Research Centre at UCL, Mamta Ruparel, who has co-authored an Editorial in Thorax with Prof Sam Janes. They argue that the UK health system serves its patients with lung cancer poorly, with a 13% 5-year survival attributed largely to late-stage presentation. Approximately 70% of … Continue reading

Breaking news: Training day at Barts/RLH on 20th Jan IS happening

Apologies for any confusion, but it turns out that the next training day is not in Harlow in February, but is at Barts/ Royal London on 20th January. This date had been circulated as a provisional date so hopefully you all made arrangements to cancel clinic in advance and are able to attend. The programme … Continue reading

Royal London Hospital

The Royal London Hospital is a large teaching hospital in Whitechapel. It is part of Barts Health NHS Trust. The Royal London provides district general hospital services for the City and Tower Hamlets and specialist tertiary care services for patients from across London and elsewhere. There are 675 beds in the new building which opened in February … Continue reading

Mamta Ruparel publishes editorial in AJRCCM

Mamta Ruparel, a North East Thames trainee, and current member of the Lungs for Living Research Group at UCL, has published an editorial in the blue journal entitled “Fulfilling the Dream: Toward Reducing Inequalities in Lung Cancer Screening.” Mamta and Neal Navani, review evidence for low dose CT lung cancer screening and consider the reasons for differences … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Whittington Hospital – 03/06/15

In June we congregated at the Whittington for a day focused on smoking cessation. Introduction Dr Myra Stern welcomed us and set the scene by giving some context to the quit smoking debate and reframing smoking cessation as treatment for tobacco dependance. She reminded us that there are diverse views on smoking, and prominent characters who are vocal in … Continue reading

BTS Winter 2014: the RespNET round-up

December is here, which means several things for respiratory physicians: more infective exacerbations, requests from family members for cough remedies, the elusive search for the perfect lung-based present, and of course the BTS Winter meeting! Scanning through the programme, it’s striking how many familiar names from the NorthEast Thames programme pop out. So, to celebrate all … Continue reading

NET training day: North Middlesex Hospital 25/04/14

In April we convened at the North Middlesex Hospital for a diverse day of all things from immunohistochemistry to writing a business case via IGRA testing and interventional bronchoscopy. Interesting facts about the North Middlesex Hospital: The North Middlesex Hospital began life as a workhouse in 1842, built by  the Edmonton Board of Guardians. Every day, on average, … Continue reading

NET Training Day: London Chest 04/03/14

In March we gathered at the London Chest Hospital for a day of allergy, ventilation and surgery. Many thanks to Marilu (Dr Marilu Nuila) for co-ordinating the day.   Interesting facts about the London Chest Hospital: The London Chest Hospital was founded in 1848 at a meeting held at the London Tavern in the City of … Continue reading