An INCTR & GCPA-SIDCER Webinar
Research & Treatment of Paediatric Cancers During COVID-19
Tuesday, 17 November 2020
15:30 to 17:30 UTC (UK Time)
organised by the
International Network for Cancer Treatment & Research (INCTR)
Good Clinical Practice Alliance – Europe (GCPA)
Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER)
An international webinar as part of the
London Global Cancer Week
‘The global war against cancer’
15-20 November 2020
Participating institutions include the Commonwealth Secretariat, African Cancer Registry Network, African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC), Alliance Mondiale Contre le Cancer (AMCC), International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR), Good Clinical Practice Alliance – Europe (GCPA), Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER), The Lancet Oncology, Latin American and Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health, the Royal Society of Medicine, the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House and the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS).
This webinar examines the global impact Covid-19 has had on the treatment and research of paediatric cancers. It focuses on the ability of healthcare professionals and institutions to maintain normal treatment schedules as well as the ability of oncologists to conduct clinical trials related to paediatric cancers during the present pandemic. The webinar investigates the role of institutional and national treatment and research protocols as well as ethical guidelines regarding safe-guarding children and adolescents enrolled in on-going or planned clinical trials. Perspectives will be presented from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) as well as high income countries (HIC). Participants are invited to ask questions and participate in discussions with the panelists.