The 5th Christie Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression Study Day

Wednesday 1st November 2017

Better understand how to manage patients with suspected or confirmed metastatic spinal cord compression throughout the pathway

Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression

Event Aims

  • To raise awareness on how to manage patients with suspected or confirmed Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression throughout the pathway.
  • To share good practice and to showcase the development of the Manchester Cancer MSCC Coordinator service
  • Topics covered

  • Red Flags and recognising early signs & symptoms
  • Management including investigations and treatments
  • Rehabilitation including spinal stability, collars / bracing, mobility status
  • Speakers

    Dr Vivek Misra - The Christie

    Lena Richards - The Christie

    Intended Audience

    Health professionals in all settings where patients with MSCC may present. This includes doctors at all levels (GPs, Consultants, Registrars, Junior doctors), Radiologists, AHPs and Nurses

    Learning Outcomes

    To gain a clearer understanding of the overall management of metastatic spinal cord compression including:

  • Red flags / early signs & symptoms
  • The MSCC Coordinator Service and pathway
  • Investigations
  • Treatment
  • Rehabilitation

  • Fees

    £100 (£80 early bird rate before 30th Sep)

    Learning Style

    The day will involve a combination of scenario based learning, case studies and breakout sessions.


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