Latest News & Events

ABS COnference, Bournemouth May 2024

ICPV members attended this years event promoting the work we do and interacting with the surgical community.

Benefits and Risks of Breast Cancer Treatments: Patient Representation

ICPV members discuss their involvement with the Early Breast Cancer Trialists Collaborative Group (EBCTCG). The key paper from the research was awarded ‘The BMJ UK Research Paper of the Year 2023’. Click here to listen and to check out the work of the team.

2024 UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

On 22-23 Jan ICPV members and other patient advocates attended the UKIBCS

Our very own Lesley Stephen gave the opening address and others were involved in co-chairing plenary and parallel sessions. It was a truly interdisciplinary event.

Thank you to Breast Cancer Now for enabling this. And we wish Delyth Morgan all the best for her retirement.


Let's Talk About Sex

More is now known about the long-term effects of some breast cancer treatments. ICPV carried out a survey of patients and health professionals which clearly highlighted the issues

Click here to download the poster produced from the survey

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Recently Mairead MacKenzie joined the KORTUC Trial team on site visits in India looking at the possiblilty of developing PPI activities.

VOICE 2023

The 2023 course was a great success and we are already thinking about 2024 which will be held at Barts from 1-6 September. Please email if you would like to register an interest. Please click here for a review of the 2023 course. 

Breast Cancer Mortality

ICPV members Hilary Stobart and Mairead Mackenzie have been involved with Carolyn Taylor and the team at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK for some time.

A key paper looking at breast cancer mortality has been published which shows that more than 90% of women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer will survive the disease for 5 years or more.

That’s thanks to research. And to the people who take part.

Patient Centricity & Collaboration World Congress 2023

On Thursday and Friday 1st and 2nd June 2023, ICPV members Peter Buttle and Angela King attended the 4th Patient Centricity & Collaboration World Congress 2023 Europe in London on behalf of Adrienne and ICPV. 

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