Mesothelioma Medical News No 1

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  1. Clydeside Action on Asbestos – An Overview
  2. Psychological Effects of Terminal Illness
    Professor Ann Faulkner, Lecturer in Communication
  3. The Importance of the Multi Disciplinary Team
    Rebecca Myatt, Nurse Case Manager, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London
  4. The Mesothelioma and Radical Surgery (MARS) Trial
    Dr Simon Piggot, Institute of Cancer Research, London
  5. The Role of Radical Surgery in Malignant Mesothelioma
    Mr John Edwards, Specialist Registrar in Thoracic Surgery, Glenfied Hospital, Leicester
  6. The United Kingdom Mesothelioma Trial (MSOI)
    Dr Jeremy Steele, Consultant Medical Oncoligist and  Co-director of the Mesothelioma Research Fund at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
  7. Alimta® (pemetrexed) and Mesothelioma
    Dr Mark Watt, Clinical Research Physician, Eli Lilly, U.K.
    Philippa Norton, Medical Information Officer, Eil Lilly, U.K.
  8. The Role of Radiotherepy in Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
    Dr Noelle O’Rourke, Lead Clinician, West of Scotland Lung Cancer Network
  9. Mailignant Mesothelioma and Pain Management
    Dr Columba Quigley, Consultant in Pailiative Medicine, London
  10. Management of Symptoms Other than Pain Associated with Mesothelioma
    Professor John Welsh, Palliative Care Consultant, Glasgow
  11. What is Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
    Jean Aitken, Counsellor, NHS Lanarkshire Community Palliative Care Team
  12. End of Life Care
    Richard Aukland, Dept. of Palliative Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow
  13. Ethical Principals & Palliative Care
    Marie B Sweeney, Clinical Nurse Specialist, London
  14. Death Certification and the Role of HM Coroners
    Dr Roy Palmer, H.M. Coroner, Greater London
  15. Death and the Procurator Fiscal
    Procurator Fiscals Office, Glasgow
  16. Appendices