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PLANETS Support Groups and Patient Information Conferences
We understand that being diagnosed with cancer can be deeply distressing and we appreciate the isolation this can cause. We aim to replace that with a hand of friendship and support, one of PLANETS main focuses is to help patients on their cancer journey.
You may initially feel burdened with information so you should try to discuss all your queries and concerns with your doctor and other members of your healthcare team. There are numerous sources of support and information available to you. As well as all the information on the PLANETS website, you will also find other useful recommended websites listed at the bottom of our home page. PLANETS run Support Groups where patients can meet in person with a healthcare professional and other patients and form friendships and alliances as well as discuss any issues that you are experiencing. This can help to ease any feelings of isolation. We also hold ‘Patient Information Days’ where patients can network and listen to presentations by medical practitioners in their specific field of expertise.
Details of these groups are posted below. Alternatively, you can e-mail us at PLANETS.
NET Patient Conference – Friday 22nd November 2019 (9am-4pm)
An invaluable day for NET patients (and their families/support network) offering the opportunity to meet fellow patients and listen to presentations from key NET medical and industry professionals. A variety of topics will be covered, agenda (subject to change, final agenda will be confirmed closer to the time) as follows:
09.00-09.30: Registration, tea and coffee
09.30-10:00: Neil Pearce/Layla Stephen – Welcome and PLANETS Update
10:00-10:45: Mike Bayne – NETs
10:45-11:30: Judith Cave and Team – NET Research Update
11.30-11.45: Coffee Break
11:45-12:30: Ruth Lee – NET Nutrition
14.00–14.20: Arjun Tahkar – NET Surgery
14:20-14:40: Patient story – (TBC)
14:40-15:00: PRRT Update
15.00–15:30: Brian Stedman – NET Radiology Update
15.30-16.00: Q&A session
The Holiday Inn, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 9PG
To secure your place at this event, please e-mail us with the number of places you require and the full names at firstname.lastname@example.org
NET Patient Conference – Wednesday 17th October
Thank you to everyone that attended this day. Below are the links to some of the presentations:
PLANETS NET Patient Conference – Friday 3rd July 2015
Thank you to everyone that attended this day.
Below are links to some of the presentations:
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