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Nov 10

10th November 2023, 09:30 - 16:30

The ACP and UKAOS are pleased to invite you to multi-professional Acute Oncology day in Leeds. This meeting brings together a panel of multidisciplinary cancer experts to share experiences and to address some of the dilemmas faced by everyone working in Acute Oncology.

There is an emphasis on how acute oncology fits into the curriculum and the current NHS landscape and how cancer professionals can work together to keep patients safe during these challenging times. In addition to talks on patient pathways and leadership of acute oncology services, there will be practical and interactive MDT sessions discussing the management of oncology-related emergencies and some difficult clinical scenarios.  Please click this link for registration details

Jun 15

Dear Colleagues


Registration is now open for the 2023 UK Oncology Forum at The ICC, Birmingham: The International Convention Centre on
Thursday 15th & Friday 16th June 2023.




The meeting remains FREE (no registration fee) to all UK NHS cancer healthcare professionals.  CME has been applied for.  We have attracted a team of leading cancer experts and we will deliver an excellent programme for 2023, including important ASCO highlights.


We look forward to welcoming you to Birmingham,

Best wishes

The Team from Athena

May 09

9th May 2023, 11:50 - 11th May 2023, 17:00

Date & time: Tue 9 May 2023 from 11:50am to 11 May 2023 at 5:00pm

Location: Online


This conference will, for the first time, gather the most notable world specialists in the field of S6 kinase research to present their latest findings.

This 3-day conference will be of interest to all researchers working on cell signalling, cancer biology, development as well as clinical practitioners involved in diseases where S6 kinases play a role, such as cancer. The event will also be an opportunity to network with the major players in the field and for young and early-career scientists to present their data in the form of posters or short oral presentations.

Participants will be able to:

  • Know about the latest developments on the role of the S6K2 pathway in pathology and the therapeutic potential of targeting it in cancer
  • Gain the latest understanding of the roles of RSK kinases in regulating the cancer phenotype
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the role of S6K and RSK kinases in whole organism homeostasis

Follow this link for further information and registration details

Mar 28


Tuesday 28 March 2023 6:30pm – 8:00pm VIRTUAL MDT Live– Helping guide treatment decisions in HR+, HER2- early breast cancer patients

Chair: Dr Richard Simcock, Consultant Clinical Oncologist Panellists: University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Sarah Pinder, Professor of Breast Pathology Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Henry Cain, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Caroline Tweedie, Breast Care NurseSpecialist Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Miss Georgette Oni, Plastic Reconstructiveand Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon Nottingham UniversityHospitals NHS Trust

Dr Alastair Thomson, Consultant Clinical Oncologist Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Nicolò Battisti, Consultant Medical Oncologist The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

6:30 pm Welcome & Introduction Discussion of 6 - 8 HR+, HER2- early invasive breast cancer cases This is likely to include pre-menopausal & younger patients; histological subtypes; post-menopausal & older patients; racial differences in breast cancer risk; germline mutations; HER2 status; and pregnancy.

8:00 pm End

This is an educational meeting organised by Exact Sciences in partnership with our digital communications agency, SaySo Medical, and is solely sponsored by Exact Sciences UK,Ltd. 

Please follow this link for further details and registration

Accredited by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine for 1.5 CPD point

Sep 19

19th September 2022 - 20th September 2022

The Society for Acute Medicine is delighted to be hosting its 16th International conference on 19-20 September 2022 at Manchester Central. We are looking forward to welcoming many of you in-person to the conference for the networking, social interaction and opportunity to collaborate with like minded colleagues in acute medicine. We have all missed the chats that happen in the coffee breaks, queues and with speakers after their talks. That's what adds huge value - not to mention the welcoming atmosphere which every SAM conference provides. View programme here

Aug 03

3rd August 2022, 11:00 - 12:00

Following a previous shout out on our NHS Futures page, we had a number of colleagues who expressed an interest in joining a National Oncology SDEC forum.

We are now in a position to launch the forum, with the first date planned for the 3rd August at 11am. The aim of the forum is connect and collaborate with others and we hope you will be able to join us.

The attached poster has been circulated and includes a QR code to register for the forum, however below the link will automatically take you to the registration link.


Hope you can make the first forum and thank you for your engagement.

Best wishes,


Senior Programme Manager - SDEC

Jun 16

16th June 2022 - 17th June 2022

For more information and access to the regisration site please follow the link below

 Venue -  ICC in Belfast
 Dates -  Thursday 16th and Friday 17th June 2022  

Jun 10

10th June 2022, 14:30 - 15:30

This SAM webinar features a presentation about the Acute Complications of Immunotherapy - View programme here 

Apr 26

26th April 2022 - 27th April 2022

Velindre Cancer Centre/Canolfan Ganser Felindre are delivering a 2 day progamm -

Foundations in Acute Oncology on the 26th and 27th of April 2022.

For all health professionals working in or with an interest in acute oncology

This is a virtual meeting via microsoft teams and is free to attend.

To register please follow this link:

For more information contact Hannah.Russon@wales.nhs.uk 

Foundations in AOS Poster April 2022.pdf