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Liberating Information, Improving Outcomes: conference programme

Day one programme | Day two programme | Day three programme

The presentations from the 2011 conference, Liberating Information, Improving Outcomes, are below. Where presentations are not available, the abstract has been provided.

View the Liberating Information, Improving Outcomes conference brochure.

See the 2011 Posters from the conference.

Day One – Wednesday, 15 June 2011

13:00 to 15:00: Opening plenary session: “Improving outcomes for cancer”

Chair – David Ardron, Consumer Representative, NCRI and NCIN

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15:30 to 17:30: Mid-afternoon parallel sessions

Session 1: Less Common Cancers (in partnership with Cancer52)

Chair – Simon Davies, Chair, Cancer 52

Session 2: Socioeconomic deprivation and cancer

Chair – Henrik Møller, Director, Thames Cancer Registry and National Lead for Analysis, NCIN

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Session 3: Putting information to work (in partnership with Health Mandate)

Chair – Mike Birtwistle, Managing Director, MHP Health

Day Two – Thursday, 16 June 2011

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09:30 to 11:00: Morning Plenary Session: “Innovation”

Chair – David Brewster, Director, Scottish Cancer Registry

11:30 to 13:00: Morning parallel sessions

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Session 1: Survivorship – a patient-led session (in partnership with the NCRI Consumer Liaison Group)

Chair – Ray Murphy, Chair of the National Cancer Partnership Forum

Session 2: Capturing Diagnosis and Stage – Pathology, Radiology, MDT and beyond

Chair – Gifford Batstone, National Clinical Lead for Pathology, Royal College of Pathologists


Session 3: European Network of Cancer Registries hosted session

Chair – Stefano Rosso, Chairman of the ENCR Steering Committee

14:00 to 15:30: Afternoon parallel sessions

Session 1: Cancer and Primary Care

Chair – Greg Rubin, Professor of General Practice and Primary Care, Durham University

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Session 2: Cancer Site-Specific Analyses (in partnership with HQIP)

Chair – Robin Burgess, Chief Executive, HQIP


Session 3: Registry Data Driving Research (in partnership with EUROCOURSE)

Chair – Jan Willem Coeburgh, EUROCOURSE coordinator

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16:00 to 17:30: Afternoon Session: Thames Cancer Registry 50 years

Chair – Maggie Barker

17:30: NCIN Poster Awards

Chair – Sir Alex Markham, Chair, NCIN Steering Group

Day Three – Friday, 17 June 2011


09:30 to 11:00: Morning plenary session: Supporting Commissioning

Chair – Sir Mike Richards, National Cancer Director for England

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11:30 to 13:00: Mid-morning plenary session: Early Detection

Chair – Sara Hiom, Director of Health Information, Cancer Research UK