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Tuesday 28 August 2018 12:30 - 13:30

Nicola Oliver from Medical Intelligence will present a talk on game-changing cancer treatments, including details of treatments that harness the innate immune system to recognize tumours as foreign thus allowing the immune system to respond.   Nicola believes that this is the most exciting breakthrough in cancer treatment yet.

The talk will cover the following areas:

- Basic cancer biology
- How do current drug options work in combatting cancer and how effective are they? (i.e. survival rates from one or two of the main class of chemotherapy)
- The immune system – why doesn’t it fight cancer for us?
- New immunotherapies for cancer – developments and effectiveness
- A look to the future

Registration 12.15pm
Talk begins 12.30pm
Talk concludes 13.30pm




Edinburgh Grant Thornton,
7 Exchange Crescent, Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8AN

Nearest Public Transport


Bus Route 34 to Usher Hall (Stop XF) from Princes Street if approaching from Edinburgh Waverley.