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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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ACP Medical Oncology Training Survey Report 2019

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​The results of a recent survey of trainees in medical oncology have now published. The survey was carried out during Oct/Nov 2019 and addressed some issues of particular importance which are not necessarily covered by the annual GMC survey. The overall response rate to the survey was 32% and it is planned to repeat it in late 2022, following the introduction of anticipated changes to the medical ...
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ACP McElwain and President's Prizes 2020

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Applications are invited for the 2020 ACP Prizes (each £1,000).  In addition, for 2020 the ACP is now also offering a President's Prize.  Both are open to trainees in Medical Oncology who are members of the Association of Cancer Physicians.

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New ACP publication: Problem Solving in Acute Oncology

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Hot off the press, the second edition of Problem Solving in Acute Oncology has been produced by the ACP in partnership with our publishers, EBN Health.  This edition provides a hands-on, practical guide to acute oncology for hospital and community teams, GPs and allied care professionals, and includes 38 helpful case studies.  It is a valuable tool for doctors, nurses...
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Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ): New Guidance for Oncologists

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This guidance has been produced by a multidisciplinary working party on behalf of the UK Chemotherapy Board which includes specialist representation from medical, dental and nursing teams across the UK. It has been endorsed by the Clinical Standards Committee of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.  The guidance has also been complimented in a letter t...
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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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