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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/RCP 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.   Click here for...
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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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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 2021

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Applications are invited for the 2021 ACP Prizes (each £1,000).  Two McElwain prizes, in addition to a President's Prize are offered.  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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