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ACP McElwain Prizes

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Applications are invited for the ACP McElwain Prizes (£1,000). These annual awards were established by the friends and colleagues of Professor Tim McElwain to commemorate his extraordinary contribution to the development of Medical Oncology in the UK. They are open to trainees in Medical Oncology who are members of the Association of Cancer Physicians. The Prizes are awarded annually to U...
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With thanks to our sponsors ACP Immunotherapy Conference

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The ACP Immunotherapy Conference took place on 4 December 2018 at the Marriott Hotel, Leeds.  The Royal College of Physicians has awarded 5 CPD points for attendance. Click here to view the programme.  Presentations are available from: Dr Shaw Dr Greystoke Dr Iqbal
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Call for Abstracts

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Abstracts are invited for the ACP Immunotherapy event on 4 December 2018.  Abstracts of work investigating the optimal way to manage patients on immuno-oncology agents are invited for poster presentation. This could include national or local audits, the introduction of novel service pathways or clinical research. Abstracts of work involving preclinical research in immuno-oncology will also...
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UKONS Guidelines Useful new Acute Oncology Guidelines

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The UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) has developed an excellent new guideline to cover the initial management of Acute Oncology emergencies including immunotherapy and chemotherapy toxicity. The ACP is pleased to endorse it and you can download it here: The Acute Oncology Initial Management Guidelines
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oncology forum 2018 Oncology Forum hosts the ACP AGM

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Again, the Oncology Forum educational meeting is going to host the ACP Annual General Meeting. This time it is is Liverpool on the 14th and 15th June. You can find out details and register here.
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New App to assist in managing Cancer Emergencies

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A great new free app is available now for iOS and Android. It should help improve the safe management of  patients with cancer and so is highly recommended. It’s free to download now on iOS or Android devices. Search for “Acute Oncology Support”. Velindre Cancer Centre along with cancer specialists across Wales has developed a mobile application to help NHS staff t...
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