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ESMO Elections - Sanjay Popat

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The ACP is proud to announce that Professor Sanjay Popat, thoracic oncologist at the Royal Marsden, is a candidate for the ESMO Director of Public Policy.  ESMO members should have received details of the Executive Board elections (full information and link to the electronic ballot here) and the ACP encourages you to vote.
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New regimen-specific consent forms from the UK Chemotherapy Board

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National regimen-specific consent forms - updated forms available.  Regimen-specific consent forms continue to be regularly reviewed and updated.  The most recently updated forms are for breast cancer, however all the forms are here.

The UK Chemotherapy Board has also recently issued new guidance on:

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National Clinical Impact Awards (NCIA) 2022

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The 2022 National Clinical Impact Awards (formerly Clinical Excellence Awards) round is now open.  The ACP is registered as a National Nominating Organisation and will be supporting applicants for awards.  Further details here.
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Join the ACP for the FREE Best of SABCS® UK 2022 - Monday 31st January 6.30pm

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This online event will present a summary of the most significant treatment advances presented at the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium®. Presentations will be given by key opinion leaders and focus on the latest research with in-depth analysis and discussion to improve the current standard of cancer care in breast cancer. Registration for the event is FREE and is now open, final pr...
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COVID-19 Vaccine for pts on SACT: Updated 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, Oxford/AZ and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines in patients on SACT.  Updated in December 2021. A link to the document is here.
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Interventional Oncology Workshop & ACP Trainees Weekend 2021

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A workshop on Friday 15 October on Interventional Oncology is a joint interdisciplinary venture between the ACP and the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR), to highlight some of the new advances in the rapidly expanding field of Interventional Oncology. The workshop is followed by the annual ACP trainees’ weekend, unfortunately cancelled in 2020.

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Improving Cancer Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities

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The ACP is pleased to have collaborated with the RCR and RCP to support and publish a series of commitments to improve the care of LGBTQ+ patients with cancer.  It follows earlier research and a publication, led by Dr Alison Berner, which highlighted deficits in awareness and knowledge among UK oncologists caring for LGBTQ+ patients.  A press release is here, and the full ...
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