The National Undergraduate Oncology Conference 2020

7th March 2020 (Saturday)
Harris Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus, SE1 1UL


The National Undergraduate Oncology Conference offers a unique insight into the various aspects of a career in Oncology with a patient-centred focus. This conference is aimed at anyone with an interest in cancer medicine, surgery, or clinical research. Certificates of attendance will be provided to all attendees.

Organised by undergraduates from across the London United Hospitals, delegates can expect talks from experts on ground-breaking advancements in Oncology and Oncological Surgery.

This conference will also present the opportunity for delegates to gain a better understanding of the patient perspective through panels and seminars with cancer patients who have kindly given their time to tell us about their journey.

Aims and Objectives

  • To provide an insight into a wide range of aspects of Oncology and Oncological Surgery to medical students.
  • To keep a patient-centred focus by hearing from cancer patients about their experiences.
  • To allow clinicians and academics to showcase novel advancements in cancer diagnosis and care.
  • To host practical seminars on various topics including communication and research/clinical trials.

Fee, Date and Venue

  • Date : 7th March 2020 (Saturday)
  • Time : 0830 - 1730 hours
  • Venue : Harris Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus, SE1 1UL
  • Conference Fee : £10.00
  • No. of Places Available : 200
  • Suitable for : Medical Students and Undergraduates in Allied Fields
  • Closing Date : Saturday 7th March 2020


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Dr Alfred So, MBChB, MRes Oncology (Dist)
Academic Foundation Year 2 Doctor,
Barts NHS Trust

Dr Bernard Ho, MBBS
Clinical Fellow in Dermatology and Lymphovascular Medicine
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Charlotte Wilson-Jones, MBBCh
Consultant Psychiatrist at Maudsley Hospital, London
Director of Mental Health Education MBBS at King’s College London, London

Professor Denise Sheer, BSc, BSc (Hons), DPhil
Professor of Human Genetics
Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University, London

Mr Daniel Leff, MBBS, FRCS (Gen Surg), MS Oncoplastic (Hons), PhD
Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, London
Honorary Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Imperial College London NHS Trust

Professor Hashim Ahmed, BMBCh (Oxon), FRCS (Urol), MA, PhD
Professor and Chair of Urology at Imperial College London, London
Consultant Urological Surgeon at Imperial College London NHS Trust

Ms Kelly Gleason, MSc (Nursing), MSc (Nutrition)
Clinfield Co-Founder and Cancer Research UK Lead Nurse
Imperial College London NHS Trust

Dr Narayanan Thulasidasan, MBBS, MRCS, FRCR
Consultant Radiologist
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Dr Simon Hughes, MBBS, FRCP, FRCR, MD (Res)
Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College London, London

Dr Sue Height, MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCP, MD, FRCPath
Consultant Paediatric Haematologist
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Abstract Submission:

There will also be an opportunity for delegates to present their posters at the conference. Posters may cover any topic related to the field of Oncology, which may include epidemiology and experimental work. Abstracts should adhere to the following format:

  • 200 words (maximum)
  • Title, Background, Aim, Methods, Results, Conclusions

Abstract submissions must be received no later than Wednesday 5th February 2020.