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📅 20th - 21st June 2024 📍 Glasgow

Yvonne Summers

The Christie

Dr Summers studied undergraduate medicine at the University of St Andrews and the University of Manchester, graduating in 1993 and subsequently completed higher specialist training in Medical Oncology at the Christie Hospital, Manchester between 1997 and 2004. During this period she was awarded a doctorate for research in the field of stem cell biology.
In 2004 she commenced her first post as consultant medical oncologist in the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Belfast, where she concentrated her efforts on establishing a medical oncology service for lung cancer patients and introducing clinical trial research.
She returned to Manchester in 2009, where she specialises in thoracic oncology, is Clinical Director for Medical Oncology at the Christie Hospital.
She has experience as UK chief investigator and principal investigator in commercial and academic clinical studies. She influences lung cancer research & treatment through work NHS England’s lung cancer clinical expert group (CEG), as a member of the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) steering committee and as a clinical expert for NICE technology appraisals and was a previous member of the NIHR clinical studies group (CSG) and Chair of the LORD subgroup of the lung CSG and previously chaired the Christie Drugs and Therapeutics Committee.

The conference has been instigated and organised by LCNUK. Sponsors have contributed funding towards this event in return for exhibition space. They have had no input into the agenda or the selection of speakers with the exception of any sponsored symposia which are clearly indicated.

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Annual Conference

Join us for the LCNUK Conference 2024, the go-to event for any nurse working in lung cancer.

Held Thursday 20th - Friday 21st June at the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow. In this year’s event we’ll be returning to the fundamentals that are so important to our role focusing on patient centred care and symptom management.

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