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

New risk tool to help GPs decide if patients under 50 have serious bowel condition

The University of Exeter, in partnership with Bowel Cancer UK Never Too Young campaign, Durham University and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, today publishes in the British Journal of General Practice a new research and risk assessment...

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How randomness helps cancer cells thrive

In a research effort that merged genetics, physics and information theory, a team at the schools of medicine and engineering at The Johns Hopkins University has added significantly to evidence that large regions of the human genome have built-in...

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Largest ever brain cancer study reveals new secrets to inherited risk

Scientists have uncovered a treasure trove of information about the genetic causes of brain cancer in the largest ever study of the disease. Their research has revealed 13 new genetic errors associated with an increased risk of developing glioma – the...

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New tool allows analysis of single-cell RNA data in pre-malignant tumours

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute scientists and their collaborators have developed a new analysis tool that was able to show, for the first time, which genes were expressed by individual cells in different genetic versions of a benign blood cancer. Single...

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Genetic study identifies 12 new genetic variants for ovarian cancer

A genetic trawl through the DNA of almost 100,000 people, including 17,000 patients with the most common type of ovarian cancer, has identified 12 new genetic variants that increase risk of developing the disease and confirmed the association of 18 of the...

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