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ACP Oncology Prizes

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ACP Oncology Prizes

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.

Applicants are invited to submit an essay of no more than 1,500 words (excluding references in Vancouver style) on one of the following topics:

  1. Cancer Immunotherapy: quo vadis?

  2. The evolving future of liquid biopsies in oncology: pipe dream or imminent reality?

 Submissions should be in 12 point Arial, double spaced, and include a cover page with the applicant’s name, stage of training, medical school, and word count.  Undergradauate essays need to be accompanied by a letter of support from the Dean. Applicant details should not be included in the body of the essay to enable submissions to be judged anonymously by a panel of three ACP assessors, and their decision will be final. Further information here.

Deadline for submission: May 5th 2017.  Results will be announced in the summer.

Please contact Alison Norton for futher information:  Alison Norton, Department of Medicine, Royal Marsden Hospital, Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5PT, by email to [email protected]. Telephone 020 8661 3276