Genomics Essentials for Paediatric Oncology

Genomics Essentials for Paediatric Oncology: An overview of hereditary cancer predisposition in children

This new one-day learning event is for healthcare professionals interested in paediatric cancer genetics. Specific roles include:

Clinical Genetics Registrars, Genetic Counsellors, Consultant Clinical Geneticists, Oncology Registrars, Consultant Oncologists and Paediatric Oncology Nurses

Learning Outcomes

·Improved understanding of hereditary conditions which predispose to cancer in childhood

·Improved understanding of surveillance options for managing cancer risk in childhood

·Exploring the genetic counselling challenges in a paediatric cancer genetics setting

The event will be held online via Zoom and CPD is being sought from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. 

Paediatric cancer genomics course programme

Time

Title of presentation

Speaker

09:15

Welcome and introductions

 

Dr Munaza Ahmed, Consultant Clinical Geneticist GOSH and Pooja Dasani, Principle Genetic Counsellor, GOSH

09:25

Overview of Paediatric cancer genetic conditions 

Dr Munaza Ahmed Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH

09.45

Overview of Eye tumours

Dr Eleanor Hay, Consultant Clinical Geneticist GOSH

Consultant oncologist from the National Retinoblastoma service, Barts Health

10.25

Break


10:35

Overview of Paediatric colorectal/polyposis conditions

Dr Warren Hyer, Consultant Paediatric gastroenterologist, St Marks Polyposis Hospital

11:15

Overview of Paediatric Neuroendocrine tumours

 

Dr Ajith Kumar, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH  Caroline Brian, Consultant Endocrinolgoist, GOSH

12:00

Lunch

12:30

Overview of paediatric haematological tumours


Dr Saba Sharif, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, GOSH

Dr Jack Bartram, Consultant Haematologist, GOSH

13:30

Overview of paediatric neurological tumours

 


Prof Darren Hargrave, Consultant Oncologist, GOSH



14:10

Li Fraumeni syndrome

Dr Mette Jorgensen, Consultant oncologist, GOSH


 

Break


14:20

Genetic counselling for Paediatric cancer predisposition conditions

 

Ms Anita Bruce, Lead Genetic counsellor, GOSH

 

15:20

Case scenarios

Ms Pooja Dasani, Principle Genetic counsellor, GOSH

16:30

Meeting close and final discussions



This is a draft timetable and is subject to change.

This course has been organised by the North East Thames Clinical Genetics Service with support from the GOSH Learning academy.

 

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