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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.


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...

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. It is common practice in oncology to prescribe bone-modi...

UKONS Guidelines Useful new Acute Oncology Guidelines

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The UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) has developed an excellent new guideline to cover the initial management of Acute Oncology emergencies including immunotherapy and chemotherapy toxicity. The ACP is pleased to endorse it and you can download it here: The Acute Oncology Initial Management Guidelines

oncology forum 2018 Oncology Forum hosts the ACP AGM

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Again, the Oncology Forum educational meeting is going to host the ACP Annual General Meeting. This time it is is Liverpool on the 14th and 15th June. You can find out details and register here.

New App to assist in managing Cancer Emergencies

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A great new free app is available now for iOS and Android. It should help improve the safe management of  patients with cancer and so is highly recommended. It’s free to download now on iOS or Android devices. Search for “Acute Oncology Support”. Velindre Cancer Centre along with cancer specialists across Wales has developed a mobile application to help NHS staff t...

ACP Educational Books

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The ACP has collaborated with EBN Health to produce a series of well-received books on various aspects of oncology which you can purchase here. ACP members have edited and authored the publications. The current titles are:  Problem Solving Through Precision Oncology,  Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients,  Problem Solving in Acute Oncology,  Problem Solving...