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National Homecare Conference Anne Willis Hospice Manager : Marie Curie Hospice : Edinburgh.

National Homecare Conference Anne Willis Hospice Manager : Marie Curie Hospice : Edinburgh. The Role of Hospice Care. What do Hospices do? What do Hospices do? Current challenges for Hospices. /of life. Associated with dying limits acceptability. Associated with dying limits acceptability. Resource constraints. Resource constraints. 8,000 each year 8,000 each year ¼ cancer ¼ cancer 1/3 dementia/frailty 1/3 dementia/frailty 1/3 organ failure 1/3 organ failure 1/12 sudden 1/12 sudden >50% in hospital >50/


Creating the Future Pierre and Marie Curie University.

important change in French higher education by covering a complete range of academic domains. Sorbonne University Members ‣ Pierre and Marie Curie (science & medicine) ‣ Paris-Sorbonne (humanities) ‣ Compiègne University of Technology ‣ Muséum National dHistoire / institutes in the fields of vision, neurosciences, degenerative diseases, cardio-metabolism, immunology & infectious diseases, cancer and public health. Complete Healthcare Studies ‣ More than 730 faculty physicians ‣ 11,700 students ‣ 1000/


NICE News and Status Klaus Petersen and Anne-Marie Mai.

infrastructure Individual research projects Four individual research agendas TBA here today Engagement in the larger applications Individual applications: FKK/FSE, Marie Curie, Carlsberg NICE have some support for projects: -Travel (conference etc.): App. 10-15.000 pro year -Data /parallel with the modern growth of effective biomedicine, the most representative stories being cancer in the 1970s and AIDS in the 1980s. While both cancer and AIDS narratives ushered in an era of the ‘politicized patient’, as/


Nuclear Medicine. The History Henri Becquerel 1896-Discovered mysterious “rays”. 1903-Nobel Prize Marie Curie 1897- named mysterious rays “radioactivity”

Marie Curie 1897- named mysterious rays “radioactivity” 1903-Nobel Prize Herman Blumgart 1925- First use of radioactive tracers for diagnosis. Hal Anger 1958- presented his first scintillation camera which led to cardiology. Diagnostic Imaging that involves the acquisition of physiologic images based on the detection of radiation from the emission of positrons. Best known for role in cancer/ How Nuclear Medicine is Used Detect cancer and examine effects of cancer Determine blood flow in hear Signals coronary/


The explosion in high-tech medical imaging & nuclear medicine (including particle beam cancer treatments)

The explosion in high-tech medical imaging & nuclear medicine (including particle beam cancer treatments) The constraints of limited/vanishing fossils fuels in the face of an / aluminum plates  copper plates Exhibited by all known compounds of uranium (phosphorescent or not) and metallic uranium itself. 1898 Marie Curie discovers thorium ( 90 Th) Together Pierre and Marie Curie discover polonium ( 84 Po) and radium ( 88 Ra) 1899 Ernest Rutherford identifies 2 distinct kinds of rays emitted by uranium/


MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS Innovative Training Networks : H2020 “MEDICIS-produced radioisotope beams for medicine”

MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS Innovative Training Networks : H2020 “MEDICIS-produced radioisotope beams for medicine” 152 Tb-NOGADA-NT Highly ionizing particle and low penetration depth 149 Tb-NOGADA-NT 2x p + 2x n°   e+e+ e-e- New hope for cancer/ materials Characterization techniques C2TN-IST1 Molecular oncology Molecular biology of normal and cancer cells Hallmarks of cancer Development of anti-cancer drugs EPFL-ISREC2, 3 Radiopharmaceuticals synthesis Solid phase peptide synthesis principles Chelators/


Efficacy and safety of bevacizumab (BEV)-based combination regimens in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC): randomized phase II study of.

growth factor, a key mediator in angiogenesis. 1–3 In randomized clinical trials in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), bevacizumab improved response rates, overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS) when combined / Institut Paoli Calmettes, (MARSEILLE) ; Jean-Yves PIERGA, Véronique GIRRE, Stéphanie HENRY, Sophie PIPERNO-NEUMANN, Institut Curie, (PARIS) ; Marie-Pierre GALAIS, J. Henri JACOB, Jean- Michel OLLIVIER, Jean-Marc GUILLOIT, Centre François Baclesse (CAEN) ; Sylvain/


MARIE CURIE Leading UK charity providing care to people with any terminal illness Major service provider – Network of 2000 Nurses caring for people with.

MARIE CURIE Leading UK charity providing care to people with any terminal illness Major service provider – Network of 2000 Nurses caring for people with all terminal illnesses –/where we had a hospital bed in the daytime… she was not conscious. Even so we were all just around there with her… Bereaved carer – daughter with cancer 11 DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: THE SYSTEM Perception – the system is not built around the needs of terminally ill people and their families The division between health and social care /


Leukemia By Mary Chen and Genesis Pimentel

jpg There are side effects for certain treatments. Chemotherapy causes temporary hair loss. 5-Year Survival Rate  National Cancer Institute Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Review 2010 Estimate  43,050 new cases will be diagnosed in US; 21/ is mainly pediatric http://www.unitedproject.org/images/ribbon_normal/22-orange.jpg Famous People With Leukemia  Ed Bradley Marie Curie Mary Travers Bill Walsh http://www.aolcdn.com/channels/0f/01/455371ba-002b2-04ec9-400cb8e1http://www.aolcdn.com/channels/0f//


Radioactivity 5 th Year Chemistry. Recap Henri Bacquerel – uranium and photographic plate Marie Curie – pitchblende, polonium and radium Define Radioactivity?

Radioactivity 5 th Year Chemistry Recap Henri Bacquerel – uranium and photographic plate Marie Curie – pitchblende, polonium and radium Define Radioactivity? Spontaneous disintegration of certain unstable /electromagnetic radiation called γ-rays Fast moving and of the greatest penetrating power – stopped by thick lead or concrete Cobalt 60 – cancer treatment and food irradiation Chemical reaction Vs Nuclear reaction Elements combine to form other compounds Compounds break up into their constituent elements/


Nuclear Chemistry Chapter 25.

In 1896, Antoine Henri Becquerel discovered radiation by accident. His associates at the time were Marie and Pierre Curie. Marie Curie gets credit for naming radioactivity. Radioisotopes Nuclei of unstable isotopes are called radioisotopes. An unstable / used for thyroid disorders Barium milk shakes Co-60 for Cancer Radioisotopes You must know these radioisotopes and uses I-131 Co-60 Diagnosing and treating thyroid disorders Co-60 Treating cancer Radioisotopes You must know these radioisotopes and uses C-14/


Role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of age-related comorbidities Jacqueline Capeau INSERM U938, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Faculté de Médecine,

inflammation in the pathogenesis of age-related comorbidities Jacqueline Capeau INSERM U938, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Faculté de Médecine, site Saint-Antoine, Hôpital Tenon, Paris, France Inflammation Chronic/ dysfunction Sarcopenia Frailty Cardio-vascular risk and hypertension Fat redistribution and lipodystrophy Insulin resistance, diabetes et dyslipidemia Non-AIDS related Cancers Premature aging 23 Non-AIDS defining comorbidities HIV+ HIV- INCIDENCE 10-15 years AGE From J Campisi 24 24 Increased/


The NHS Scotland Integrated DNACPR policy Dr Juliet Spiller Consultant in Palliative Medicine Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh.

The NHS Scotland Integrated DNACPR policy Dr Juliet Spiller Consultant in Palliative Medicine Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh  Aim of CPR – achieve sustainable life  CPR = total opposite of /making framework –Patient info booklet  Revised 2007 –Policy shared with individuals from SHBs and English SHAs and national organisations (BMA, GMC, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Macmillan OoH Group, National Council for Palliative Care, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care)  Aug 2008 Living and Dying Well action/


Nuclear Chemistry Chapter 25. Radiation In 1896, Antoine Henri Becquerel discovered radiation by accident. His associates at the time were Marie and Pierre.

In 1896, Antoine Henri Becquerel discovered radiation by accident. His associates at the time were Marie and Pierre Curie. Marie Curie gets credit for naming radioactivity. Radioisotopes Nuclei of unstable isotopes are called radioisotopes. An unstable/is used for thyroid disorders Barium milk shakes Co-60 for Cancer Radioisotopes You must know these radioisotopes and uses I-131 Diagnosing and treating thyroid disorders Co-60 Treating cancer Radioisotopes You must know these radioisotopes and uses C-14 /


MARIE CURIE ‘SUPPORTING PEOPLE TO DIE AT HOME’ Dee Sissons. Director of Nursing.

2030 By 2030 those aged 65 and over will account for 86.7% of all deaths FACT - IN 2012 PEOPLE WERE DYING FROM 3 Cancer accounted for 29% of all deaths Circulatory disease accounted for 28% of deaths Respiratory disease accounted for 14% of all deaths FACT - / of people (35%) who express a preference to die at home, actually die at home. National Survey of Bereaved People (VOICES) 2013 MARIE CURIE - THE FACTS 6 We cared for nearly 40,000 people across the UK in 2012 Of those 29,010 people were cared for at /


RADON: A DANGEROUS BEAUTY Abdullah Alutaibi. A BEAUTIFUL ELEMENT Marie Curie and other scientists discovered that radon glows, and it was quickly used.

it. That’s because radon causes serious and often fatal illnesses if your body absorbs too much of it. Marie Curie died painfully, over a number of years, from what is known as radiation poisoning. Radiation poisoning causes weakness, /dizziness, fatigue, and blood problems. Despite its effectiveness on certain diseases like cancer and its beautiful illumination, radon is ultimately a deadly element. The stark photograph above shows the real-time horrors/


Do these people have anything in common? Can you say these famous names in English? 霍金 爱迪生 居里夫人 张衡 孟德尔 阿几米德 达 · 芬奇 达尔文 Hawking Edison Marie Curie Zhang.

Can you say these famous names in English? 霍金 爱迪生 居里夫人 张衡 孟德尔 阿几米德 达 · 芬奇 达尔文 Hawking Edison Marie Curie Zhang Heng Mendel Archimedes Da Vinci Darwin Great scientists What do you know about great scientists? The following is a /are passed from parents to their children? Gregory Mendel It’s used in the treatment of some diseases, especially cancer. radium What’s this?  Who discovered radium? Marie Curie  Who invented the way of giving electricity to everybody in large cities? Thomas Edison  Who was the/


C1350-c1750 Vesalius Harvey C1750-1900 Jenner Chadwick Pasteur 20th century Curie Fleming.

Discovery of radium…. To be used in radiography to diagnose cancers and in radiotherapy to remove cancerous growths Why was it so important? Her work was the beginning of modern treatments of cancer and is still the basis of treatments used today Awarded/Significance – how could this be applied to other questions? Who made a more significant contribution to medicine, Harvey or Marie Curie? In what ways did the discoveries of the Renaissance period lead to improvements in medical knowledge in the 16th and /


WELCOME!!! FDA & MITA RT Meeting

radiation Radiation oncologists are cancer specialists who manage cancer patients with radiation Overview Physical and biological basis for radiation Types of radiation available Process for treatment Imaging & Simulation Treatment planning Delivery of radiation Radiation Treatment Safety A Brief History of Radiation Wilhelm Roentgen discovered X-rays on November 8, 1895 In 1896, Henri Becquerel discovered radioactivity Pierre and Marie Curie announced the discovery of/


New concepts in HIV Immunology

Pr Brigitte AUTRAN Lab. Immunité et Infections, INSERM U945 Institut Fédératif de Recherches Immunité-Cancer-Infection Hôpital Pitié-Salpétrière Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris brigitte.autran@psl.aphp.fr B Autran EACS 10 1981 - 1997 - 2007 : AIDS /Eramune-01 & -02 Autran et al Science 2000, 2004, Nat Rev Immunol 2003, Murphy Science 2009 Univ Pierre et Marie Curie Paris-6, CHU Pitié-Salpétrière, Immunology, INSERM U945 Immunity to viruses immunogenetics HIV immunosenescence A Samri B Descours /


Analgesic Trade Secrets

Analgesic Trade Secrets Dr Hannah Gunn Consultant in Palliative Medicine Northumbria Healthcare & Marie Curie Hospice Newcastle Session Outline Defining pain Types of pain WHO Analgesic Ladder Noceceptive /( eg buscopan) Muscle cramp/spasm Muscle relaxants (eg baclofen) Bone pain Bisphosphonates Case 1 Joan, 63 year old woman Diagnosed with left breast cancer 2 years ago Mastectomy Radiotherapy and chemotherapy Ongoing hormone therapy Presents to GP with RUQ pain, worse on inspiration, ‘like I’ve pulled a/


1 Training in Psychological Support: Using Cognitive Behavioural Approaches in Palliative Care Ms Clare Gadd Marie Curie Hospice Solihull Dr Iñigo Tolosa.

Support: Using Cognitive Behavioural Approaches in Palliative Care Ms Clare Gadd Marie Curie Hospice Solihull Dr Iñigo Tolosa Pan Birmingham Cancer Network 2 Format A day a fortnight for Six Months Eight /Costs, Losses) 5 Cognitive Behavioural Approaches Problem-oriented Look at Emotions, Thoughts, Behaviours and Physiological Responses Interpersonal Related to cancer type Psychoeducational – client taught cognitive model and shown how their thoughts contribute towards distress (homework) 6 7 Translating the/


NUCLEAR ENERGY Historical:  Late 1800’s Pierre and Marie Curie determined that uranium minerals emitted invisible radiation capable of passing through.

NUCLEAR ENERGY Historical:  Late 1800’s Pierre and Marie Curie determined that uranium minerals emitted invisible radiation capable of passing through solid objects.  Subsequently, it was / rods and they melted through the core. Health Effects: Thyroid, skin, liver, ovaries, muscles, lungs, spleen, kidney, bone. Caused mutations and cancer. LIFESPAN OF A REACTOR After 15-40 years, a nuclear reactor becomes dangerously contaminated with radioactive material. They can be decommissioned or retired by: 1/


Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases

Biomedical Neuroscience Institute National Center for Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics -OMICs Nanotech INTERNATIONAL CANCER AREA National Cancer Institute, NIH University of Alberta The University of Western Australia Vanderbilt University-Nashville/British Columbia, Canada Anne Marie Lompre. Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), France Jeff Sands. Emory University, USA Outreach We aspire to communicating to the non-specialized community information concerning cancer and cardiovascular diseases. /


Graham Farley Practice Educator Marie Curie Hospice Bradford

Graham Farley Practice Educator Marie Curie Hospice Bradford Death Anxiety Graham Farley Practice Educator Marie Curie Hospice Bradford Death Anxiety – An Overiew Attitudes towards death Death Anxiety The need for/& Bell 2005) The Need for Death Education Death anxiety seen as a contributory factor with regard to occupational stress that is associated with cancer and palliative care (Llewallyn & Payne, 1995) The way in HCPs experience death and the general public is vastly different therefore the traditional/


Stepwise model to study folate and pancreatic cancer in the international study setting - Results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer.

EPIC cohort study Preliminary results The work reported/ proposed here has been undertaken during the tenure of a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, partially supported by the European Commission FP7 Marie Curie Actions – People – Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes Acknowledgements Section of Nutrition and Metabolism, IARC Nadia Slimani Aurelie Moskal Geneviève Nicolas Pietro Ferrari/


Topic 7: Nuclear WS / edited by JC. Becquerel, Marie and Pierre Curie, Ernest Rutherford Rocks containing uranium that gave out some kind of radiation.

Topic 7: Nuclear WS / edited by JC Becquerel, Marie and Pierre Curie, Ernest Rutherford Rocks containing uranium that gave out some kind of radiation were discovered and investigated. More than one substance was /as potentially causing the cell to die, this could just prevent cells from dividing and multiplying. If malignant cells continue to grow then this is called cancer. Half-Life The time taken for the number (or mass) of radioactive nuclei present to fall to half its value. This length of time is/


Cancer Research UK Generic Campaign Presentation of Research Findings May 2012 Prepared for:Cancer Research UK Prepared by:Research Works Ltd, Regency.

a GP? 90% 89% 3% 4% Agree Disagree 23 Base: all recalled comms Pre: (303) Post: (341) Source of cancer communication (prompted) Do you recall the name of the main organisations behind what you saw, heard or read? CRUK PCT Macmillan Marie Curie Don’t Know 24 Base: all who recalled pre (303) post (341) PrePost Inner30%28% Outer23%21% 27% 25% 18/


NDT 1: Constipation: Audit in Motion Lesley Rutherford Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care, Marie Curie Hospice.

1: Constipation: Audit in Motion Lesley Rutherford Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care, Marie Curie Hospice NDT: “Audit in Motion” Constipation Audit Tool Edith McMahon, Fiona Gilmour/care6ROI Sligo Regional Hospital palliative care team11ROI University Hospital Limerick15ROI Havenwood Nursing Home7RO1 Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Unit in AAH NHSCT 12NI Regional Cancer Centre; BHSCT6NI Areas included in the audit:  Assessment  Digital rectal examination  Rationale for plain films of abdomen ( if/


EU bladder cancer research: challenges and opportunities Maria Vidal, MD, PhD Head of Unit Directorate E – Health Research DG Research and Innovation European.

cancer risk variants and PSA variants Elucidated the role of biomarker HNF1 in cancer progression Horizon 2020: Three priorities Excellent science Industrial leadership Societal challenges €24 billion European Research Council Future & Emerging technologies (FET) Marie Curie /partners, 1 SME (Miltenyi) 5 years € 6 million Started 9/2015 DIAGNOSTICS: opportunities for SMEs Cancer indication ProjectBeneficiaryEU funding What it will deliver Bladder cancerLAUREN CYTOSYSTEMS LTD € 3.1 million a commercial non/


Nuclear Chemistry—chemistry of the nucleus Chemistry of the Nucleus Marie Curie.

chemistry of the nucleus Chemistry of the Nucleus http://www.chem.orst.edu/graduate/pics/Reactor.jpg Marie Curie How does a nuclear reactor work? http://www.lanl.gov/science/1663/images/reactor.jpg How//rays: a.Sterilize food (kill microorganisms) b. detect leaks in pipes c.Medical uses (imaging, detecting disease, tracing Blood circulation, treating cancer B. Exposure A.Background radiation All around us from stars, rocks, etc. Earth’s atmosphere and magnetic field stops most of the cosmic radiation/


Calibration of Radium 226. Introduction to Radium Discovered in 1898 by Marie Curie Radium (chemical symbol Ra) is a naturally-occurring radioactive metal.

Calibration of Radium 226 Introduction to Radium Discovered in 1898 by Marie Curie Radium (chemical symbol Ra) is a naturally-occurring radioactive metal. Its most common isotopes are radium-226,/such products as toothpaste, hair tonic, ointments, elixirs, glow in the dark watch faces, and was an early source of radiation treatment for cancer Now is it used in some industrial radiography devices and added to the tips of lightning rods, improving their effectiveness Ra226 Decay Chain alphayieldenergyisotope a/


Healthy Communities Collaborative Promoting Earlier Presentation of Cancer Symptoms – Lung Breast and Bowel Tina Davies Senior Project Manager.

Marie Curie Merseyside & Cheshire Cancer Network Public Health Neighbourhood Managers Community Members Public Health Cancer Lead Cancer Commissioning Lead Pharmacy Commissioning Lead Environmental Health Lead – Council GP Cancer Lead Improvement Foundation staff Bowel Screening Co-ordinator Roy Castle Foundation Secondary Care Cancer Lead Health Promotion Cancer/– information vetted by community Simple Community Information Humour – Lynn’s Bowel Cancer Campaign So Far, So Good Since Jan 2008 – 8,000+ people/


1 Anikitos GAROFALAKIS CEA, I 2 BM, SHFJ, LIME, INSERM U803 Wp6: Cancer imaging with focus on breast cancer Anikitos GAROFALAKIS CEA, DSV, I 2 BM, SHFJ,

immunodeficient mice Mammary Tumor Xenografts erb – B2 expressing cell cultures Target for trastuzumab (Herceptin®), used in breast cancer chemotherapy 5 Anikitos GAROFALAKIS CEA, I 2 BM, SHFJ, LIME, INSERM U803 Mammary tumor transgenic mice models /I 2 BM, SHFJ, LIME, INSERM U803 Mammary Tumor Xenografts erb – B2 expressing cells In collaboration with: Marie France Poupon, Institut Curie, Paris Laboratory of antibody imaging for health, Saclay (Didier Boquet) Planar Imaging using trastuzumub (Herceptin ® )/


Long-Term Somatic Effects of Radiation. In This Lecture Somatic Cell Mutations and Cancer Radiation Induced Cancer in Humans Extrapolating to Low Doses.

a disease characterized by a great excess of immature white cells in the blood and can be likened to a blood cancer. Marie Curie, for example, who first isolated radium from uranium ore died of leukemia as did her daughter- assistant, (her / that the effect occurs increases with increasing dose. Extrapolating to Low Doses Determent ( % per Sv) Exposed population Fatal cancer Non-fatal cancer Severe hereditary effects Total Adult workers4.00.8 5.6 Whole Population5.01.01.37.3 This means that if your whole/


1 Stage III Colon Cancer What Works? Thierry André, MD Medical Oncology Departement, Hôpital Saint Antoine, APHP, Paris, France and University Pierre et.

Paris, France and University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) What Doesnt and Why? Bert H. O’Neil, MD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC And Whats Next? Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, MD, MPH Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, /Medicine 14 Years No benefit of chemotherapy Cured by chemotherapy FluoroP + oxali Already cured by surgery Adjuvant Therapy for Colon Cancer Stage III 0 20 40 60 80 100 012345 exposed to toxicit y Surgery alone Surgery plus Chemotherapy 20% % Disease/


Introduction Peter Cardy – Chief Executive Macmillan Cancer Relief (2005) stated “that there are disturbing accounts of ignorance and neglect of cancer.

that everything that is presented is seen as a part of the ld rather than the symptom of a serious illness e.g. cancer – this is even more likely in the case of dementia where most generalists would not be able to begin to think about how/per family and carers wishes Eventually went into a nursing home where he did not like it and kept asking to go into Marie Curie centre long term but hospice could not accommodate that Comments : POSITIVE SUPPORT Initially wouldn’t stay inside building even having the meals/


Healthy Communities Collaborative Promoting Earlier Presentation of Cancer Symptoms – Lung Breast and Bowel Tina Davies Senior Project Manager.

-Chair) HCC Senior Project Manager HCC Project Support Manager Age Concern Marie Curie Merseyside & Cheshire Cancer Network Public Health Neighbourhood Managers Community Members Public Health Cancer Lead Cancer Commissioning Lead Pharmacy Commissioning Lead Environmental Health Lead – Council GP Cancer Lead Improvement Foundation staff Bowel Screening Co-ordinator Roy Castle Foundation Secondary Care Cancer Lead Health Promotion Cancer Lead Collaborative working is the key How???? We use fun and/


Radiotherapy – an overview Dr.Khdhair Al-Rawaq Radiotherapy – (medicine) ‘…the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from.

’s x-ray apparatus. Note the lack of any shielding around the Crookes tube. Henri Becquerel (1852-1908) Marie Curie (1867-1934) Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) Early departments Glasgow Royal Infirmary (1903). Using a platinum target, x/hair loss, sickness Late effects include fibrosis (lung, skin, bladder), perforation and fistula, myelitis causing paraplegia, induced cancer Brachytherapy The use of sealed radioactive sources placed on or within tissue Sealed source – the isotope is encapsulated and secure/


Advantage: Can often be very successful in treating some kinds of cancer if the cancer cells are based in one small area and can easily be cut out and.

By up to 2 to 3 times normal amounts. The initial discoveries in Radio Therapy were right on the back of Marie Curies famous discovery of the radioactive elements Polonium and Radium. For years, Radium was used in various forms until the mid /between the wave length of blue and deep red to activate the chemicals. The activated chemicals emit free radicals which destroy cancerous cells. Energy is transferred in the form of light via the intracellular photosensitive to oxygen molecules. The oxygen then forms /


Applications of Radiation Candace Davison Brenden Heidrich Penn State University Michael Erdman PSU Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar,

Of Liberty What were original uses of mysterious rays? Becquerel’s discovery Roentgen x-ray of wife’s hand Marie Curie – WWI – x-ray unit Early X-ray http://www.uihealthcare.com/depts /medmuseum/galleryexhibits/colle ctingfrompast/xray/xray/ lobe Siemens Clinical Solutions, www.medical.siemens.com Neurological studies –Epilepsy –Alzheimers –Parkinson’s Disease –Addictions Cancer imaging and localization –In demand by Oncologists Cardiology studies Other PET Applications The ‘Historical’ Problem in Modern /


2 A short history of Macmillan Founded by Douglas Macmillan in 1911. He aimed to provide all people affected by cancer with: advice and information free.

people in their own homes. In 2006, Macmillan Cancer Relief evolved to become Macmillan Cancer Support. cure Cancer Research UK terminally ill Marie Curie Cancer Care We support... LIVING MACMILLAN ALL TYPES OF CANCER ALL STAGES OF CANCER ALL AGES...ALL PEOPLE We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care We support people affected by cancer 5 Practical help Emotional Support Financial support Campaigning/


Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Cancer Centre Introduction POISONED! -- as They Chatted Merrily at Their Work Painting the Luminous Numbers on Watches, the Radium Accumulated in Their Bodies, and Without Warning Began to Bombard and Destroy Teeth, Jaws and Finger Bones. Marking Fifty Young Factory Girls for Painful, Lingering, But Inevitable Death" Marie Curie/ disease, to reduce the possibility of recurrence. Adjuvant radiotherapy – Breast cancer Breast conservation Post mastectomy (loco-regional) Breast Conservation BCS + Radiotherapy /


Advances in the management of Vertebral Mets in the Era of Spine SRS IAEA Singapore SBRT Symposium Singapore National Cancer Institute Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada.

Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada MD FRCPC Department of Radiation Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center NY NY USA Disclosures The Institute for Medical Education, Speakers Bureau Varian Medical Systems, Consultant Natural Radioactivity Uranium ore Pitchblend Uranium, Polonium, & Radium 1896 “Radioactivity” 1898 Isolated Radium Marie Curie Henri Becquerel April 1896 Radium Therapy 1910-1920’s: Pitchblende and Carnotite Malignancy Subacute and Charcot Joint Muscular Conditions/


Delaunay tells the cancer cells their neighbours Philip K. Maini Centre for Mathematical Biology, Oxford, UK Michael Meyer-Hermann Frankfurt Institute.

densities Discreteness of cells is ignored Individuality of cells is ignored PDE are mean field models Fine for large numbers of identical cells Cancer develops from a single cell Every cell in a tumour further changes Individual-based methods CA enlarged CA enl. Potts hyphasma Delaunay /) Hasnaa Fatehi (Frankfurt) Jakub Pijewski (Frankfurt,Munich) Gernot Schaller (Frankfurt,Dresden)... and you. FIAS Financial support: EU Marie Curie Intraeuropean Fellowship within the Sixth EU Framework Program ALTANA AG


DAAD-Go8 Collaboration Novel Functionalised Nanoparticles for Application in the Imaging of Cancer Holger Stephan Institute of Radiopharmacy Research Centre.

of Australian-German Partnership Develop improved copper-based radiopharmaceuticals Develop novel superparamagnetic multi-modality nanoparticles Imaging and therapy of cancer Monash: FZD: Synthesis of novel molecules Characterization of radiopharmaceuticals and nanomaterials Achievements: Active collaboration established Development of highly-stable / support for travel Explore EU/Australia joint funding opportunities Target Marie Curie, ARC, NHMRC & other fellowship schemes Aggressive promotion of our research


GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DEPRESSIVE MOOD AND CANCER VERSUS CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY Lemogne C 1,2,3

CNRS, UMR 8211, Villejuif; 11 Henri Poincaré Nancy 1 University, EA 3444, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy; 12 Pierre et Marie Curie University; 13 CNRS USR 3246; 14 Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital; 15 INSERM U669/ either relatives or colleagues.  Chronic diseases were self-reported on the basis of a diagnosis performed by a physician: cancers, cardiovascular diseases (e.g. hypertension, myocardial infarction), neurological diseases (e.g. multiple sclerosis), respiratory diseases (e.g/


National and regional update Penny Kirk End of Life Care Programme Manager Yorkshire Cancer Network.

When a Patient Dies (October 2005) – NHS bereavement services NICE Improving Supportive and Palliative Care for Adults with Cancer (March 2004) –3-component model of bereavement support End of Life Care Strategy (July 2008) –Further development / of Services) – due to report March 2011 Map of Medicine – death and bereavement pathway Help the Hospices, CRUSE, Marie Curie, Age UK Visual resources www.wellbeingindying.org.uk www.youtube.com/rosettalive/playlists http://www.eulogymagazine.co.uk/ ‘World’s /


CANCER CARE AND SAVING PARROTS Hilary Greaves (Oxford) ‘Philosophical foundations of effective altruism’ conference St Andrews, 30 March 2016.

for sponsorship Personal connections to beneficiaries: Supporting the refugee camp you have just visited Personal connections to causes: Feminism, cancer research Alternatives to the austere answers Permissive answers: You’re permitted to give less than the austere answer demands (/way of sponsorship for the child on your doorstep, but probably does prohibit e.g. sending £100/£1000/etc. to Marie Curie. So perhaps we get something close to (A2) here. But note that this first route also got us something /


Immunology of HIV: What can we learn from LTNPs / Elite Controlers ?

Immunology of HIV: What can we learn from LTNPs / Elite Controlers ? Pr Brigitte Autran Inst. of Researches Immunity, Cancer and Infection , Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, France brigitte.autran@psl.aphp.fr Univ. Hosp Pitié-Salpétrière HIV and Immune Deficiencies : Are CD4 defects & AIDS the only complication of /


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