Conference Papers and Reports

UK Breast Cancer Research Symposium, Poster, July 2016
ICPV BCN July 2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [639.5 KB]
BACR ECMC -Prevention Meeting July 2016
MacKenzie Bailey BACR ECMC conference.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [761.9 KB]
UKTCP Update, May 2016
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
Britain Against Cancer, 2015, Kat Randle
Britain Against Cancer 2015.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [253.9 KB]
National Cancer Research Institute(NCRI) Confederation of Cancer Biobanks (CCB) AGM 2015
NCRI CCB Katrina Randle.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [175.1 KB]
Cancer Outcomes Conference 2015
NCIN 15 Talk-Margaret Grayson.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [186.4 KB]
AACR 2015
The American Association for Cancer Rese[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [430.6 KB]
Multiple Biopsy Forum, ICR, London, February 2015
Multiple Biopsy Forum Discussion Notes_F[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [356.6 KB]
ESSO-BASO, October 2014
Adobe Acrobat document [29.3 KB]
EORTC Survivorship Summit, Jan 2014 - Carolyn Morris
EORTC Summit Survivorship-Jan2014-CMorri[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [191.9 KB]
SABCS 2013 - Hot Topic Report, Pat Fairbrother
Patricia_Fairbrother SABCS13 Final.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [87.6 KB]
Britain Against Cancer, 2013, Lesley Turner
Report on the Britain against Cancer Con[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [199.0 KB]
NCRI 2013, Elizabeth Benns
Adobe Acrobat document [137.8 KB]
European Cancer Congress, Sept 2013
Report_on_the European Cancer Congress S[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [160.7 KB]
Breast Cancer in Older Women, March 2013
Study Day on primary breast cancer in ol[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [427.9 KB]
HRA Stakeholder Meeting, Jan 2013
HRA Workshop s251 Stakeholder Event.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [29.6 KB]
Workshop on Access and Consent in Biobanking, 2012
Newcastle ICPV presentation CAA-2012.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [718.3 KB]
Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Bank Roadshow, 2012
Tissue Bank Roadshow 2012.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [169.1 KB]
Project LEAD, 2012
Project LEAD view from over the pond.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [184.8 KB]
Project LEAD 2012 by Mairead
Project LEAD-2012-Mairead.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [582.6 KB]
ThinkSpace Workshops 2012
Thinkspace Workshops.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [386.1 KB]
ECPC Masterclass 2012
ECPC Masterclass 2012.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [146.1 KB]
EORTC 50th Anniversary 2012
Adobe Acrobat document [230.0 KB]
Sheffield Late Effects Conference, March 2012
Brief notes Late Effects Sheffield-2012.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [483.7 KB]
Surgery workshop review - J Gath 2012
Adobe Acrobat document [254.6 KB]
Review of NCRI - E Benns
NCRI Conference.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [63.5 KB]
Sheffield Experiment Cancer Centre - 2011
J Gath - DDO - Oct 2011.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [30.2 KB]
Obesity and Breast Cancer - SABS 2010
Obesity and Breast Cancer - SABCS 2010.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [384.1 KB]
Clinical Trials-Patients' View- Warrington 2010
Clinical Trials-Patient's View, Warringt[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [210.0 KB]
Cancer of Unknown Primary-2009
CUP Conference.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [224.5 KB]


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VOICE 2020 - Science for Patient Advocates - cancelled

Due to COVID-10 we have had to postpone the course for 2020. Click here for more information.

FAST-Forward Trial Results

A one-week course of radiotherapy in fewer but larger daily doses was found to be as safe and effective as standard three-week therapy for women following surgery for early stage breast cancer. Trial results now published. Two ICPV members provided the PPI for this key trial. Full details can be found on the ICR Website.

ICPV Brighton Summer School Aug 2019

ICPV was once again hosted by SHORE-C at the University of Sussex. Click here for more info.

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, 2018

ICPV member Pat Fairbrother attended this event on an Alamo Foundation Scholarship. Click here to read her review.

Gap Analysis in Breast Surgery Published

The 2013 Breast Cancer Campaign gap analysis established breast cancer research priorities without a specific focus on surgical research or the role of surgeons on breast cancer research. This Review aims to identify opportunities and priorities for research in breast surgery to complement the 2013 gap analysis. Click here for more information

ICPV Review 2018
We have at last published a new edition of our review. This was achieved by a grant from Novartis. Click here for more information. 

Award for ICPV Member

Many congratulations to ICPV member Margaret Grayson. On 21 April 2018 she received the Iris Colvin Lifetime Achievement Award for Health, presented by the Women’s Forum of Northern Ireland. This is very well deserved for her tireless work in furthering cancer research especially in Northern Ireland.

Warwick Clinical Trials Course
12 members of ICPV attended a residential Clinical Trials Course at the University of Warwick from 17th to 19th April 2018. The course was run by Professor Janet Dunn and covered the different types of studies undertaken; consent; trial design; statistics and bringing a drug to market. One of the highlights of the course was a visit to the West Midlands Surgical Training Centre where delegates had the privilege of seeing real body parts and having basic anatomy explained to them by the team. The delegates would like to thank Professor Janet Dunn for her outstanding enthusiasm and for her generous hospitality.

Open letter calling on Government to prioritise interests of cancer patients in Brexit negotiations

ICPV have come together with 18 other cancer charities to put our names to an open letter to Government. We want Government to prioritise seeking continued alignment with the EU drug licensing process and Clinical Trials Regulation after Brexit. It is hoped this letter will be published in the national press in the near future.
See below to read.

Open Letter to Government
ACMC EMA letter_FINAL v2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [363.5 KB]

2017 Summer School

The 2017 ICPV Summer School was held over two days in June at Stirling University. The theme of the event was Cancer Survivorship and Living Well Cancer. Click below for details of the course. More details.

VOICE 2016

A snapsot video of the the 2016 course is now available on YouTube VOICE2016

eCancer Videos

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.

Maggie Wilcox

Mairead MacKenzie

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