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

Beneficial bacteria may protect breasts from cancer

Bacteria that have the potential to abet breast cancer are present in the breasts of cancer patients, while beneficial bacteria are more abundant in healthy breasts, where they may actually be protecting women from cancer, according to Gregor Reid, PhD,...

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In mouse model, female offspring of obese fathers have higher cancer risk

Obese male mice and normal weight female mice produce female pups that are overweight at birth through childhood, and have delayed development of their breast tissue as well as increased rates of breast cancer. The findings, published online in...

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EGFR silencing of tumour-suppressing genes

A Yale-led study describes how a known cancer gene, EGFR, silences genes that typically suppress tumours. The finding, published in Cell Reports, may lead to the development of more effective, individualised treatment for patients with lung cancer and...

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Potent anti-tumour antibiotic uncialamycin synthesis streamlined

Scientists have improved the production of a potent anti-tumour antibiotic known as uncialamycin. The Rice lab of synthetic chemist K.C. Nicolaou announced this month it had streamlined the total synthesis of uncialamycin to make it simpler to create...

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Broccoli sprout extract may protect against oral cancer recurrence

Potent doses of broccoli sprout extract activate a "detoxification" gene and may help prevent cancer recurrence in survivors of head and neck cancer, according to a trial by the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, partner with UPMC Cancer Center,...

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