A cartoon version of a Manchester skyl;ine and the words: Greater Manchester Cancer Conference 2024 AGENDA gmcancer.org.uk/gmcc24 #GMCC24An exciting agenda has been announced for this year’s Greater Manchester Cancer Conference which takes place on 14 and 15 May 2024 at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate.

Speakers will include Dame Cally Palmer, National Cancer Director for NHS England, Dr Manisha Kumar, Chief Medical Officer for NHS Greater Manchester, and Rob Bellingham Director of Primary Care and Strategic Commissioning, NHS Greater Manchester.

Day one will also include a keynote session featuring Nicola Nuttall, mother of Laura Nuttall who was diagnosed with Stage 4 Glioblastoma in 2018. The audience will hear the story of Laura’s infamous ‘bucket list’, including her meeting with Michelle Obama  and Nicola and presenting the BBC weather before her death in 2022. The session will also feature Professor Petra Hamerlik with innovative research.

The conference is the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance’s flagship event, bringing together all of the Greater Manchester cancer system and partners to share best practice, update on latest priorities and developments in cancer and share new and promising innovations. This year’s theme is Empowerment in Practice: Communities, Professionals and Researchers. The event will explore topics such as digital empowerment, personalised care, working with under-served communities to reduce health inequalities, and much more.

Both in-person and virtual tickets are still available. Register for tickets.

For more information visit our conference and awards pages.