July 2021 BTOG Journal Club for Trainees

The target audience is medical trainees of all grades including medical students, junior consultants and allied health professionals. It will be available as a benefit of BTOG membership and therefore participants must be a BTOG member to participate.  If you forward this information to trainees not yet BTOG members, they can easily join BTOG here. 

BTOG is proud to bring you a regular virtual journal club on the latest trials in thoracic oncology facilitated by experts and discussing all things from trial design to results interpretation and their implications for clinical practice. This is a fantastic opportunity to discuss landmark trials with experts and peers and definitely not one to be missed!

Our second BTOG Journal Club is on Wednesday 21st July at 17:30 – 18:30.

The paper title is Use of thoracic radiotherapy for extensive stage small-cell lung cancer: a phase 3 randomised controlled trial Ben J Slotman, Harm van Tinteren, John O Praag, Joost L Knegjens, Sherif Y El Sharouni, Matthew Hatton, Astrid Keijser, Corinne Faivre-Finn, Suresh Senan

Moderator:  Professor Allan Hackshaw, Professor of Epidemiology & Medical Statistics, Deputy Director, Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre

Invited Expert:  Dr Clive Peedell, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, James Cook University Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

BTOG Trainee Representatives:  Adam Januszewski, Higher Specialty Trainee in Medical Oncology and Honorary Clinical Fellow, Imperial College London and Helen McDill, Respiratory Registrar, North Bristol NHS Trust

In order to be fully interactive and maximise the educational value there will be limited spaces. You can register on Eventbrite.

Participants are expected to:

  • Sign in on time (giving adequate notice if unable to attend)
  • Read the journal article prior to the Journal Club
  • Consider the pre-session questions in preparation
  • Contribute to the discussion
  • Give constructive feedback on the Journal Club

We will send out further information including a PDF of the article, pre-session questions and how to join the Zoom meeting on or before Friday 16th July to successful participants and all attendees will receive a certificate of attendance after giving feedback.

Any questions please contact the BTOG Team – info@btog.org