NCRI and NIHR initiatives in surgical oncology. Presentation of 2015 CREST award (Cancer Research Excellence in Surgical Trials)

Richard Shaw1

1NIHR Clinical Research Network: Cancer & University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK


The newly appointed national specialty lead for surgical oncology will present an update on initiatives in the network including:

 - Tomorrow's leaders : training workshop for surgical registrars.

 - CREST : recognition of excellence in the networks and the 2015 award announcement.

 - Details of the surgical oncology portfolio - areas of strength and weakness.

 - NCRI initiatives including the future of surgery workshop series and plans for NCRI in 2016.