Welcome to the website of the UK Chemotherapy Partnership – aiming to improve the quality and safety of chemotherapy delivery by sharing information, expertise and opinion. We open the door on the latest developments in chemotherapy service provision and give you access to NHS experts and their documentation to help you develop and improve your own service.

Chemotherapy service

Chemotherapy delivery can be complex and challenging. These are some of the practice innovations and developments within the UK aiming to improve the patient experience.

March 2016
Events & meetings

UKCP Systemic-Anti Cancer Therapy Masterclass
Programme to follow.  


Coming soon. We are very excited to announce this new online educational resource. It will initially include 6 modules on cancer and chemotherapy.

Our videos

Healthcare professionals sharing experiences of service developments, including patient information videos for patients embarking on the treatment pathway.

What's new

Achieving World-Class Outcomes-A Strategy for England 2015-2020

Five year plan to radically improve cancer outcomes.

2015 ASCO Annual Meeting-Highlights

Highlights from the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting-Illumination & Innovation; Transforming Data into Learning

Recovery Package-Cancer Nursing Partnership

The CNP is working to roll out the Recovery Package

Understanding Cancer E-Learning

Understanding Cancer was launched in April 2012.


Latest news

Unraveling the mystery of DNA attacks in cells' powerhouse could pave way for new cancer treatments

New research has unravelled the mystery of how mitochondria -- the energy generators within cells -- can withstand attacks on their DNA from rogue molecules. The findings could pave the way for new treatments to tackle neurodegenerative diseases and...

FDA approves new combination treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved midostaurin (Rydapt) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation called FLT3, in combination with chemotherapy. The drug...

When the smoke clears… Tobacco control in post-conflict scenarios

At the time of writing, the Iraq army is engaged in a door-to-door battle through the Old City of Mosul, in the latest push to oust Daesh insurgents from the west of the city. This is only the latest advance in a battle now entering its fifth month, and...

Prostate cancer seminar: live from the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting

Invitation to join ecancer's free prostate cancer online seminar Monday 5 June 2017 12:00 Chicago, USA 19:00 Berlin / Europe (CEST) Duration 1 hour Live from the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting >>> REGISTER HERE: ecancer.org/live You're invited to join...

Follow-up colonoscopies associated with a significantly lower incidence of bowel cancer

Patients at risk of developing bowel cancer can significantly benefit from a follow-up colonoscopy, finds research published in Lancet Oncology. Currently, everyone in the UK over the age of 60 is invited to be screened for bowel cancer, also known as...