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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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New RCR/ACP Report on Acute Oncology Services

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A new strategy and guidance paper on Acute Oncology Services, a collaborative report from the RCR, ACP and RCP, has been published.  It outlines how patients benefit from access to a dedicated AOS, highlights the varied, but improving, provision of AOS around the UK, and calls for greater protection, resourcing and clinical leadership of these services.  
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ACP Teaching Webinars

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ACP is organising a series of monthly teaching webinars.  For details of topics and dates, please click here.
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AGM 2020

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The 35th Annual General Meeting of the ACP was held by Zoom on Thursday 24th September 2020.  For those unable to attend, the slide presentation is available to download.
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