PRESS RELEASE 11.06.2012
The James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer announces their next Patient Day on June 14th
The James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer has announced the date of their next Kidney Cancer Patient Day on Thursday 14th June at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.
Chaired by Professor Tim Eisen, Professor of Oncology from the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, one of the UK’s leading kidney cancer experts, this event promises to be both informative and interesting.
During the morning session there will be presentations from some of the country’s leading kidney cancer specialists on the latest treatments for kidney cancer, kidney cancer surgery, the role of the clinical nurse specialist, dietary considerations for kidney cancer patients and patient support.
The afternoon session will give delegates the opportunity to engage with a panel of kidney cancer experts, patients and healthcare professionals in a Question and Answer session.
This is an ideal opportunity for kidney cancer patients and their families and carers to learn more about kidney cancer, to meet others with an interest in the disease, and to ask questions of the healthcare professionals and key opinion leaders working with kidney cancer patients.
This event follows on from a programme of very successful patient days run by the Fund in England, Wales and Scotland last year, which raised the profile of kidney cancer and increased awareness among patients and the public.
For further information and to register for the event please contact John Chapman on 0844 474 5050 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Fund’s website www.jameswhalefund.org. This event is free for kidney cancer patients and their families and includes free admission to the Imperial War Museum, Duxford. All refreshments and lunch are provided and the Fund will also reimburse reasonable travel costs.
NOTE TO EDITORS:
• James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer is the UK’s leading kidney cancer charity and was set up in 2006 by broadcaster James Whale who lost a kidney to cancer. Today James continues to lead a full and busy life, as do the majority of people who are diagnosed and treated early.
• In 2009, 9,000 people in the UK were diagnosed with kidney cancer that’s over 24 people day!
• Kidney cancer is eighth most common cancer in the UK.
For the opportunity to interview patients and James Whale, found of the charity, please contact Katie Wilks email@example.com tel. 0844 880 4284.
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