January 2022 BTOG Journal Club for Trainees

The target audience for these events 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!

We have scheduled another meeting at our Virtual BTOG annual conference which starts on Thursday 27th January.

The Journal Club meeting will be held on Friday 28th January 08:00-09:00. If you have already registered to attend the annual conference you will find all the information on the platform. If you have not yet registered to attend the annual conference please do contact us info@btog.org and we will be happy to assist you.

The paper for discussion has been added below:

08:00 – 09:00 5th BTOG Journal Club for Trainees The target audience for this session is medical trainees of all grades including medical students and allied health professionals.

Topic: Radiotherapy Paper: Local Consolidative Therapy Vs. Maintenance Therapy or Observation for Patients With Oligometastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Long-Term Results of a Multi-Institutional, Phase II, Randomized Study – Gomez et al.

Expert: Fiona McDonald. Moderator: Allan Hackshaw. Trainees: Adam Januszewski and Helen McDill

Local Consolidative Therapy Vs. Maintenance Therapy or Observation for Patients With Oligometastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Long-Term Results of a Multi-Institutional, Phase II, Randomized Study | Journal of Clinical Oncology (ascopubs.org)

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

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