The ACP has collaborated with EBN Health to produce a series of well-received books on various aspects of oncology which you can purchase here. ACP members have edited and authored the publications. The current titles are:
Problem Solving Through Precision Oncology,
Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients,
Problem Solving in Acute Oncology,
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The trainees have submitted this letter to Prof Ian Finlay who chairs the UK Shape of Training Steering Committee highlighting their serious concerns surrounding the current proposals. Please make your voices heard locally on this important issue.
As previously announced, the ACP is pleased to confirm that this year's AGM is being held at 10:30-12.00 on Thursday 15th June. This year the ACP is joining the UK Oncology Forum in the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel and holding the AGM directly before the Oncology Forum.
In an editorial to be published on Friday 24 February 2017 in the journal ecancermedicalscience, leading academics from across the UK explore the risks facing cancer care, treatment and research in a post-Brexit world.
You should already have received details of our new database from our new association management company, Meeting Makers. To those who have re-registered as members through this database, thank you. For others, please take the time to complete this. If you have not received the message from Meeting Makers, or you have mislaid or deleted it, please let ACP secretary Alison Norton know.
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The ACP is pleased to offer prizes for 2017 to both medical students and Postgraduate trainees at FY/CMT level, to try and stimulate an interest in oncology and recognise excellence in cancer research.
A senior ACP representative group met with the Shape of Training (ShOT) Steering Committee to put forward the case for the need for medical oncology to remain an acute-medicine-free specialty both as consultants and for the majority of our training.
In the NHS we use multiple software systems to record data on cancer patients and also to prescribe treatment. There is a lack of coordination between both suppliers and users and the result can often feel like a fragmented system. We carried out a survey of oncologists in various centres around the country to find out more about the systems in use. The results are available here.
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