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.
Long Term Survivor Study
Continuum Life Sciences are looking for volunteers who have survived aggressive, difficult to treat cancer against all odds to take part in their Long-Term Survivor of Cancer Study. For more information and how you can join go to their website.
Save the planet and donate to ICPV - send ecards go tour Fundraising page for mor information.
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.
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.