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.

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March 2016
Events & meetings

UKCP Systemic-Anti Cancer Therapy Masterclass
Programme to follow.  

CPD

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.

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2015 ASCO Annual Meeting-Highlights

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

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Recovery Package-Cancer Nursing Partnership

The CNP is working to roll out the Recovery Package

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Understanding Cancer E-Learning

Understanding Cancer was launched in April 2012.

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Latest news

Questioning coverage of 'off label' cancer drug use

Researchers are calling for an overhaul of the process that determines which cancer drugs used off-label -- or beyond their approved use -- are reimbursed by federally-funded health insurance in the United States. In a paper published online by the...

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In sub-Saharan Africa, cancer can be an infectious disease

In 1963, Irish surgeon Denis Parson Burkitt airmailed samples of an unusual jaw tumour found in Ugandan children to his colleague, Anthony Epstein, at Middlesex Hospital in London. Epstein, an expert in chicken viruses and an early adopter of the...

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Novel Wnt inhibitor could eradicate colorectal cancer stem cells

A team including the National Cancer Center (NCC) (Tokyo, Japan), the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies (CLST) (Yokohama, Japan), and Carna Biosciences Inc. (Kobe, Japan) has jointly announced the development of a novel small-molecule Wnt...

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Immune system infighting explains pancreatic cancer's aggression

Internal conflict between cell types explains why the immune system struggles to recognise and attack pancreatic cancer. Curbing this infighting has the potential to make treatment more effective, according to a study led by researchers from NYU Langone...

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Fateful evolution: New study improves accuracy of diagnosis for Barrett's oesophagus

A disorder known as Barrett's oesophagus (BE) affects some 200,000 Americans each year. The condition, which is caused by stomach acid damaging the lining of the oesophagus, can lead to the development of a serious, potentially fatal cancer of...

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