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

Research points to possible new prevention strategies for ovarian cancer

The discovery of early changes in the cells of the Fallopian tubes of women carrying the BRCA genetic mutation could open the way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer, reducing the need for invasive surgery, according to research published...

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Consensus statement on optimizing management of EGFR mutation positive NSCLC patients

Mutations in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR M ) represent one of the most significant "actionable" alterations in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and the association between biomarkers and EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) has...

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Taking the brakes of Natural Killer cells to fight cancer

Our bodies are constantly and successfully fighting off the development of cells that lead to tumours - but when there is disruption to this process cancer is free to develop. Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers, led by Dr Sandra Nicholson and Dr...

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Research simplifies total synthesis of anti-cancer agent

The lab of Rice University synthetic organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has reported the streamlined total synthesis of delta12-prostaglandin J3, a molecule previously claimed to kill leukaemic cancer cells. The researchers said their work sets the stage for...

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Breast cancer drug discovery targeting Src offers hope of new treatments

A drug for breast cancer that is more effective than existing medicines may be a step closer thanks to new research. Scientists have identified a chemical compound that is highly effective at blocking the growth of breast cancer cells in the...

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