Mesothelioma Matters Webinar

Mesothelioma Matters Webinar 

Since November 2020, we have been hosting monthly webinars covering a range of topics, with different experts sharing their knowledge. Subjects include mesothelioma surgery, multidisciplinary teams, chemo-immunotherapy, peritoneal mesothelioma, heterogeneity, research priorities and much more. You can see upcoming webinars below and links to our previous webinars. 

Upcoming Webinars:

New drugs research

Online Event

Join us on 25 July 2022 for our next webinar where Dr Katherine Finegan, Senior Lecturer in Cancer Biology and Therapy at the University of Manchester will present on her […]

Palliative Care Study webinar

Online Event

Join us on 26 September 2022 for our next webinar, Findings from the Palliative Care Study with Sarah Hargreaves and Clare Gardner from the Mesothelioma UK Research Centre (Sheffield).  

Meso Bank update webinar

Online Event

Join us on 31 October 2022 for our next webinar, which will be an update from MesoBank with Professor Robert Rintoul.  

NCRI Mesothelioma Subgroup webinar

Online Event

Join us on 28 November 2022 for our next webinar, which will be an update from the mesothelioma subgroup of National Cancer Research Institute with Professor Peter Szlosarek.  

Past Webinars:

30 November 2020 – Nanotubes, Gold and Mesothelioma 

Experts: Stefan Marciniak, Professor of Respiratory Science Cambridge, Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician at Addenbrookes and Papworth and Stephen Evans, Professor of Molecular and Nanoscale Physics. Watch the Webinar here.

25 January 2021 – Mesothelioma Surgery in the UK post MARS2 recruitment 

Expert: Dr John Edwards, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon with major interest in mesothelioma research. Watch the Webinar here.

 22 February 2021 – Establishing a Mesothelioma MDT
Experts: Dr Paul Beckett, Respiratory Physician Clinical Lead for National Lung Cancer Audit and Dr Kevin Blyth, Professor of Respiratory Medicine – University of Glasgow and Pleural Diseases Lead at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow. Watch the webinar here.

29 March 2021 – Chemo-Immunotherapy in Mesothelioma

Expert: Anna Novak, Professor of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Director, Australian National Centre for Asbestos. Watch the webinar here.

26 April 2021 – The UK Peritoneal Mesothelioma MDT
Experts: Faheez Mohamef, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Basingstoke with particular interest in research into peritoneal surface malignancy and Samantha Westbrook, Mesothelioma UK Peritoneal Specialist Nurse. Watch the webinar here.

24 May 2021 – Mesothelioma Heterogeneity

Experts: Didier Jean, Senior Research Scientist at French National Institute of Health & Medical Research with particular interest in research into mesothelioma.  Watch the webinar here.

28 June 2021 – Mesothelioma UK Research Centre

Experts: The team from the Mesothelioma UK Research Centre talk about its Research Prioritisation Exercise which aims to identify areas of research which are a priority for patients and carers.  Watch the webinar here.

26 July 2021 – Mesothelioma UK Projects

This webinar introduces three of our projects: 1) Meso-DAX – a new digital data collection service providing patients with ongoing feedback and support, 2) Asbestos Smart – an easy to use technological solution which gives contractors and on-site personnel immediate access to the latest asbestos register for buildings, and 3) the new Mesothelioma UK Clinical Trials App. Watch the webinar here.

24 August 2021 – Combination Immunotherapy in Mesothelioma

Expert: Dr Paul Baas, Chief of the department of Thoracic Oncology at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam talks about the implementation of immunotherapy treatment in both lung cancer and mesothelioma Watch the webinar here.

27 September 2021 – Mesothelioma PhD Scholars Showcase

Expert: PhD students share their mesothelioma research  Watch the webinar here.