Representing and supporting medical oncologists in the UK

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Resources to help improve the cancer services at your centre or unit. If you have any ideas, information, policies, or protocols which others might find useful please email us so that we can post them here. You can also rate the articles to help identify the best ideas.

1 Organising 30-day SACT mortality meetings at your trust
2 Improved management of sick patients with newly diagnosed cancer
3 BTS Pulmonary Nodule Guidelines
4 Advising patients on flying and holidays
5 Models of Acute Oncology
6 Improving MDT Meetings
7 Advisory text for GP & patient letters
8 Vinca Alkaloids should be administered by minibag
9 Management of oral chemotherapy

 

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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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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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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