Student Essay Competition

Student Essay Competition

The Patient Support Group runs a student essay competition, where medical students are invited to submit essays relating to Oesophageal & Gastric Cancer.

For the 2017 Student Essay Competition, six entries were shortlisted.

The winning entry was "Do my genes fit? An overview into how the understanding of the genomics of gastric cancer can affect the different treatments received" by Jamie D'Costa

Second place went to "Oesophageal cancer surgery in 20 years: will robotics and augmented reality lead the way?" by Samuel Hutchinson

Congratulations to all six shortlisted entries which can all be read by clicking on the links below:

"Do my genes fit? An overview into how the understanding of the genomics of gastric cancer can affect the different treatments received" - Jamie D'Costa First Prize

"Oesophageal cancer surgery in 20 years: will robotics and augmented reality lead the way?" - Samuel Hutchinson Second Prize

"The European Way: The History of Stomach Cancer Surgery" - Daniah Thomas Shortlisted

"The role of dietary modification in the prevention of gastric cancer: understanding the evidence and making a suggestion for change" - Iqra Arif Shortlisted

"The journey of oesophageal cancer: treatment options for controlling symptoms" - Gita Lingam Shortlisted

"Assessing the role of physical activity in patients with oesophageal cancer - should we be prescribing exercise?" - Lauren Quinn Shortlisted

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