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ACP McElwain and President's Prizes 2021

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Applications are invited for the 2021 ACP Prizes (each £1,000). The McElwain awards were established by the friends and colleagues of the late Professor Tim McElwain to commemorate his extraordinary contribution to the development of Medical Oncology in the UK.  In addition, since 2020, the ACP now also offers an additional President's Prize.  Both are ...
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ACP Poll on Closer Working with Clinical Oncology

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The ACP recently surveyed its members for their views on closer collaboration between medical and clinical oncology, with the poll subsequently shared with medical oncology colleagues who may not be ACP members.  The poll is now closed. We would like to encourage all medical oncologists (consultants and trainees) to join the ACP (or re-join, if your membership has lapsed).&n...
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ACP Position Statement on COVID-19 an​d Cancer Care (Updated Feb 2021)

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The ACP acknowledges the enormous impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on society, the entire UK health service, and especially on the provision of cancer care.  With many lessons already learned from the first peak, we are now in a better position to use this knowledge to help inform and adapt our clinical practice and overcome the challenges of continuing to provide and maintain safe and effecti...
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COVID-19 Vaccine for pts on SACT: Clinician FAQs and Guidance

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The UK Chemotherapy Board has produced a guidance document which addresses key questions raised by health care professionals relating to the administration of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AZ COVID-19 vaccines in patients on SACT.  It will be updated as new information and vaccines, eg Moderna, become available. A link to the document is here.
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ACP Position Statement on COVID-19 and Cancer Care

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The ACP acknowledges the enormous impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on society, the entire UK health service, and especially on the provision of cancer care.  With many lessons already learned from the first peak, we are now in a better position to use this knowledge to help inform and adapt our clinical practice and overcome the challenges of continuing to provide and maintain safe and effecti...
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Specialised Medicine - new ACP Collaboration

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The ACP is pleased to announce a new partnership with Specialised Medicine, a leading independent publication for healthcare professionals and managers with a role or interest in specialised healthcare.  Professor David Cunningham, Chair of the ACP, recently spoke to Specialised Medicine about the challenges currently facing cancer services and clinical research, with reference to the...
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BBC Breakfast Interview Prof David Cunningham, ACP Chair

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Professor David Cunningham, ACP Chair, was interviewed on BBC Breakfast to remind anyone who may have symptoms or concerns that they might have cancer to seek medical advice.  Much progress has been made to ensure that hospitals are safe environments to undertake investigations and deliver effective treatments. The NHS is very much open for business.
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