PPI in mesothelioma paper

PREDICT-meso Network Member Dr Afrodita Marcu and her team have just published an interesting paper on Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in mesothelioma.

It provides provides a detailed picture of the benefits and challenges of PPI in mesothelioma and is well worth a read!

Meso-ORIGINS update November 2022

Meso-ORIGINS is now open to recruitment at 11 health boards and 16 hospitals across the UK: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC)- Queen Elizabeth University Hospital; Glasgow Royal Infirmary; Gartnavel General Hospital North Bristol NHS Trust- Southmead Hospital Aneurin Bevan University Health...

New PREDICT-Meso team member

We are delighted to welcome our latest team member, PhD student Josh Roche.
Click here to find out more about his project…

Herald piece for #AMD2022

1st July was Action Mesothelioma Day #AMD2022
Check out this piece our PREDICT-Meso PI Prof Kevin Blyth wrote for the Herald (click to access link)

Meso-ORIGINS is live!

We are happy to report our tissue collection study Meso-ORIGINS is open for recruitment at our first 2 siites:
@NHSGGC with PI @kevingblyth
@BristolARU with PI Anna Bibby

Newly puplished paper- Mesothelioma and AI

Measuring treatment response in mesothelioma is hard. The complex shape of the tumour makes surrogates of true volume (eg mRECIST) unreliable but measuring volume is too laborious for humans. We’ve just published the 1st automated mesothelioma AI in Thorax.


Webinar- December 15th 2022

PREDICT-Meso lead Prof Kevin Blyth is co-chairing a European Respiratory Society webinar on ‘Environmental and occupational factors in lung cancer and pleural mesothelioma’ on 15th December 2022. Click post for link

Upcoming PPI meeting- Autumn 2022

We are aiming to have a PPI meeting in the next few months to discuss:
• the type of activities you would like to be involved in
• whether you would like to take part in face to face or virtually

If you are interested in being involved, click on the post for more info

PREDICT-Meso Network Steering Group – February 2022

The first PREDICT-Meso Network Steering Group (NSG) Meeting will take place on 25th February 2022. The NSG provides governance, strategic direction, advice on engagement, communication, impact and sustainability to the PREDICT-Meso Network and projects/studies that sit within the Network-including Meso-ORIGINS. This is a closed group. However, if...

PREDICT-Meso Investigator Meeting – December 2021

The annual PREDICT-Meso Investigator Meeting will take place on Wednesday 8th December 2021, 1-5pm (GMT). This meeting is to provide PREDICT-Meso Network Investigators, old and new, with updates on the progress of the PREDICT-Meso Network to date. We have in store an exciting programme covering the breadth of activities currently in progress...

🚨New Meso-ORIGINS Site🚨
We are thrilled to welcome Kettering General Hospital @KettGeneral as our newest site, led by Dr Raja Reddy and his wonderful team @Researchkgh @NIHRCRNEastMids

#MesoORIGINS is now open at 13 different healthboards across the UK

#mesothelioma #Research

@STVNews To our amazing collaborators @MRC_TU @BristolARU @PREDICT_Meso @kevingblyth and clinical mesothelioma teams across the UK without whom none of this would be possible

We are delighted to share that Prof Marion MacFarlane and collaborators in Glasgow have been awarded £2.1 million by @CR_UK to tackle asbestos-linked cancer

Find out more: https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/news/cruk-funding-success-tackle-asbestos-linked-cancer


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