Autumn Residential Workshop, Birmingham University, October 13-14 2011
Our hosts at Birmingham, Adele Francis, surgeon and Dan Rae, oncologist
Update us on the potential DCIS trial
Dr Janet Wiseley, Director National Research Ethics Service
Update on ethics approvals
Prof Janet Dunn,Warwick University
Stats and “gold standard” Treatments need high quality design in clinical trials and studies
Prof Dion Morton, Colorectal Surgeon, Birmingham University
RCTs in Surgery (with discussion on role of PPI)
Geoff Henning – New website for Patients and Carers
Gill Lawrence & Sally Vernon West Midlands Cancer Intelligence Unit
Data collection and use– in research and service provision
Lynn Hirschowitz,Pathologist Bath
Quality in provision and delivery of pathology services
Drug development and the regulations of ABPI on associating with lay people
Facilitated session on experience of longterm effects of treatment
With ICPV members, Caroline Macmanus, James Ashton and Adrienne Morgan
Click here for papers, reviews by ICPV members and images.
A snapsot video of the the 2016 course is now available on YouTube VOICE2016
At the BACR/ECMC conference in July Maggie Wilcox and Mairead Mackenzie were persuaded to speak to the camera. Maggie gave a background to ICPV and our aims and objectives. While Mairead focused on her specific interests and activities. To view follow the links below.
July 2016 Conferences
ICPV members were busy this week with two conferences. The BACR/ECMC Joint Meeting on Therapeutic Interventions for Cancer Prevention was held in Bristol July18-19. The UK Breast Cancer Research Symposium was held in London from July 22-23. Click here for more information.
UK Therapeutic Cancer Prevention Network (UKTCPN)
An update from this new group was presented to the ECMC Annual Network Meeting in May 2016. Click here to download and read.
The ICPV Science for Advocates Course will be hosted by Warwick CTU from 19th - 23rd September. See the VOICE pages for more information.
The Voice, Winter 2015-2016
The latest ICPV newsletter is now available. It has reviews of members activities, meeting attended and papers published. Go to the ICPV Publications page to download.
Call for immediate change to European Paediatric Medicine Regulation to save more lives of children and teens with cancer.
A few basic changes to European Law could speed up access to newer, kinder and potentially better drugs for more children and teenagers with cancer. Click to Sign the petition
Two years on from the start pioneering TRACERx lung cancer study. Click here For the latest news and patient views on this study.
NCRI Conference 2015, Liverpool
ICPV members will be joining cancer researchers from 1-4 Nov, 2015. Click here for more information.
ICPV Summer School 2015
Qualitative Research Training Course at Warwick. Click here for a review of the session.
NCIN, Belfast, June 2015
Several ICPV members attended and spoke at this years conference. Click here for more.
AACR Conference, Philadelphia, April 2015
ICPV Member Pat Fairbrother joined US advocates at this year's conference. Read her review of the event here.
Cancer Drugs Fund
Today (19 Jan 2015) The Telegraph has published a letter from ICPV & fourteen other charities on the current CDF situation. Go to our Facebook or Twitter page for Telelgraph weblink or click below for the letter.