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Oncology

Oncology: Resources to assist in your work as an oncologist.

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1 National Cancer Intelligence Network
  Repository of cancer related data and analysis of datasets from the UK to help improve future practice and outcomes.
2 Pallative Care Guidelines
  The Palliative Care Guidelines developed by a collaboration of UK Cancer networks, and the Welsh Palliative Care Implementation Group. Additional material is provided by Dr Ian Back.
3  British Oncology Pharmacy Association
  Includes useful information and guidance surrounding systemic therapies.
4  Tumour Staging Assistant
  StageCRAFT. Brilliant little bit of software this which aids in working out the TNM staging of various cancer types. It was developed by UK radiologist Martin Crowe and is free to download.
5  AJCC Cancer Staging
  Download free quick reference guides for tumour staging from the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC).
6  UK Oncology Nursing Society
  The website hosts some useful resources including training information for the Oncology/Haematology 24-Hour Triage: Rapid Assessment and Access Toolkit.

 

Join the ACP for the Best of ASCO® 2021 - Monday 5th July 4.00-6.30pm

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The ACP is delighted to be hosting the first officially licensed Best of ASCO event in the UK, in collaboration with OncologyEducation. The livestreaming cross-tumour event will summarise the most significant treatment advances presented at the 2021 ASCO Meeting. Chaired by Professors David Cunningham and Samreen Ahmed, panelists will provide a comprehensive overview of ASCO 2021 includi...
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ACP Poll on Closer Working with Clinical Oncology

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The ACP recently surveyed its members for their views on closer collaboration between medical and clinical oncology, with the poll subsequently shared with medical oncology colleagues who may not be ACP members.  The poll is now closed. We would like to encourage all medical oncologists (consultants and trainees) to join the ACP (or re-join, if your membership has lapsed).&n...
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ACP Position Statement on COVID-19 an​d Cancer Care (Updated Feb 2021)

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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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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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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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