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Ask the experts about coronavirus

Get answers to your COVID-19 questions at our free virtual Q&A in BRIAN

Are you affected by a brain tumour and have questions about how coronavirus is affecting brain tumour treatment and care?

Join us on 24 November for our free virtual Q&A events in the Community Chat feature of our online app, BRIAN, and get the answers you need, direct from the medical experts at Imperial College London and The Walton Centre in Liverpool.

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COVID-19 and brain tumours

Tuesday 24 November, 1.00pm - 2.00pm

COVID-19 continues to have a profound impact on every aspect of our lives, including access to treatment and care.

Whether you’re wondering how to make the most of digital appointments with your healthcare team, or you’re looking for clarity around the delays and changes to brain tumour treatment and care being caused by COVID-19 – this Q&A is for you.

Our experts can also help with questions around accessing additional support, or what options are available if you’ve been asked to go to your appointment alone.

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Meet the experts

Dr Matt Williams is a consultant clinical oncologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He specialises in treating adults with brain tumours and delivers chemotherapy, radiotherapy and stereotactic radiotherapy (SRS).

Shivani Soni is the lead neuro-oncology CNS (clinical nurse specialist) at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Farouk Olubajo is a clinical fellow in neuro-oncology at The Walton Centre, Liverpool. His specialty interest is in neuro-oncology with a particular interest in the management of GBM.

Anna Crofton is an advanced nurse practitioner at The Walton Centre, Liverpool. She’s also the lead cancer nurse and end of life care lead.

How do I join the Q&A?

The Q&As will be held in the Community Chat feature of BRIAN, our online app for people affected by a brain tumour. You'll be able to type your questions in the community chat, see other people's questions and get written answers in real-time from the experts.

If you don't already have a BRIAN account, you’ll need to create one before the Q&A. We’ll then then send you an email reminder before the event with instructions on how to take part.

We’ll then then send you a reminder before the event with instructions on how to take part.

We’ll do our best to answer all your questions, but if we aren’t able to get to them all, we’ll share all the answers after the event.

Please note - while Matt and the team from Imperial College are able to answer general questions, they won't be able to answer specific questions about your or a loved one’s treatment.

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