154 abstracts found.



Carer perspectives of the value of specialist residential weekends for young people with cancer

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Ana Martins1,Rachel M Taylor1,Sue Morgan2,Jennie Bradley3,lorna A Fern1
1University College London Hospitals NHS Trust,2Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,3Quality Health

Improving Service Delivery for Patients with Metastatic Renal Cancer (mRCC): A Collaboration Between The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester and Pfizer Ltd

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Tom Waddell1,Shien Chow1,Andrea Spencer-Shaw1,Nicola Hill1,Rachel Monkhouse1,Robert Hawkins1,Fiona Thistlethwaite1
1Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Updated ‘two-week wait’ referral guidelines have not improved colorectal cancer detection rates.

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Christopher Jones1,Robert Longman1
1Bristol Royal Infirmary

Can the 321 triage system reduce the number of late referrals for familial cancer syndromes

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Mathew Storey1,Julian Barwell2,Neeta Lakhani3
1Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust,2University of Leicester,3South Thames Deanery

A Digital Health CNS Can Improve Monitoring of Chemotherapy Toxicity and Promote Self Care

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Kerrie Fleming1,Kerrie Fleming1
1Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

The feasibility and acceptability of using text-messages to safety-net patients with low risk cancer symptoms in GP primary care

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Yasemin Hirst1,Anita Lim2
1UCL,2Queen Mary University of London

Characteristics and outcomes of older women with breast cancer undergoing breast reconstruction: Analysis of the Age Gap Trial

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Irene Athanasiou1,Malcolm Reed2,Anne Shrestha3,Kwok Leung Cheung4,Riccardo Audisio5,Lynda Wyld3
1Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals,2Brighton and Sussex Medical School,3University of Sheffield,4School of Medicine, University of Nottingham,5University of Liverpool

Radium 223 – Early Beatson Experience

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Norma Sidek1,Azmat Sadozye1,Abdulla Alhasso1,Jan Wallace1,Balaji Venugopal1,Stephen McKay1,Ross Carruthers1,Carolynn Lamb1,David Dodds1,Gail Buchanan1,Gerry Gillian2,Almudena Cascales1,Iain Kerr2,Caroline Findlay2,Hilary Glen1,Nicholas MacLeod1,Rob Jones1,Martin Russell3
1Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre,2Gartnavel General Hospital,3Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Carers of teenagers and young adults with cancer have unmet information and support needs

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Ana Martins1,Lorna Fern2,Jeremy S Whelan1,Rachel M Taylor1
1University College London Hospitals NHS Trust,2

Identifying common experiences amongst sarcoma patients. The first phase in developing a sarcoma-specific patient-reported outcome measure

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Ana Martins1,Lesley Storey2,Mary Wells3,Lorna Fern4,Lindsey Bennister5,Craig Gerrand6,Maria Onasanya7,Julie Woodford8,Rachael Windsor1,Jeremy S Whelan1,Rachel M Taylor1
1University College London Hospitals NHS Trust,2Queens University,3University of Stirling,4,5Sarcoma UK,6Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,7Patient Representative,8Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Acceptability of Remote physiological monitoring (RPM) in cancer patients receiving anti-cancer systemic treatment (SACT): Single centre Pilot study

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Victoria Kunene1,Shaikh Muhammad Rana1,Aisha Farooqi1
1Queen Elizabeth hospital Birmingham

Digital communication use in Oncology Patients: Exploring current access and acceptibility of potential future interfaces

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Shahla Siddique1,Sally Appleyard1,Duncan Gilbert2
1Brighton & Sussex Medical Schools,2Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals

The Rockwood Geriatric Clinical Frailty Scale is a more discriminatory tool for assessing older cancer patients compared with standard oncology performance status scales.

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Mary Denholm1,Pippa Corrie2,Wendi Qian3,Joanna Hampton4
1Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,2Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,3Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre, Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit,4Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Health professionals’ views on multi-disciplinary head and neck cancer clinics: benefits for patients, professionals and the NHS

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Sally Appleyard1,Eleanor Crossley2,Andrew Pelser3,Richard Simcock2
1Brighton & Sussex Medical Schools,2Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals,3Brighton & Sussex Hospitals

Health economic benefits of blood-based microRNA testing in testicular germ cell tumours

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Henry Aubrey1,Chantelle Bell2,Dan Charytonowicz2,Maeline Ferret2,Keith Tsui2,Nick Coleman2,Matthew Murray2,Rachel Atfield3,Ed Wilson2
1,2The University of Cambridge,3Cambridge Enterpirse

The Implementation of a Regional Adjuvant Zoledronate Service (AZS) for Early Breast Cancer: A Review of the First 10 Months.

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Joanna Connor1,Joanne Cliff1,Aimee Davies1,Helen Innes1
1Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

National Cancer Research Institute Teenage, Young Adult and Germ Cell Health Services Research Subgroup: Historical achievements and emerging strategy

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Lorna Fern1,Rachel Dommett2,Rebecca Ling3,Lisa McCann4,Sue Morgan5,Stark Dan6,Rachel Taylor7,Anne-Sophie Darlington8,Max Williamson9,Lara Veitch10
1,2University Hospitals Bristol,3Institute of Cancer Research,4University of Strathcylde,5Leeds General Infirmary,6University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust,7University College London Hospitals,8University of Southampton,9University College London,10Kings College London

Breast Reconstruction in a Regional Breast Cancer Network: Ten years on.

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Mark Tatterton1
1Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Outcomes for patients not suitable for radical surgery following neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in Upper Gastrointestinal cancers.

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Eleanor Smith1,Aung Tin1,David Wilson2,Nick Wadd1
1James Cook University Hospital,2James Cook University Hospital Trust

Capacity and Resource Planning for Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Services: The Importance of a Comprehensive Approach.

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Rohan Pinto1,Ross McAllister1,Bilal Alkhaffaf1
1Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Geographical recruitment to cancer clinical trials in NHS Grampian

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Kirsty Shearer1
1Scottish Cancer Research Network

telemedicine in a clinical research facility to provide patients consistent, efficient and local service

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Navdeep Kaur Brar1,Mark Grey2,Stephanie Cornthwaite1
1lancashire teaching hospitals NHS trust,2Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS trust

Evaluation of a novel programme supporting community delivery of denosumab to patients with metastatic bone disease

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Jack Broadfoot1,Chloe Holden1,Caroline Archer1
1Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE DELAYS IN HEALTH CARE SEEKING, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS IN UGANDA

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Allen NAAMALA MAYANJA1,Warren Phips2,Fred Matovu3,Fred Machyo Okuku4
1UGANDA CANCER INSTITUTE,2Hutchinson Cancer Research centre- Uganda,3Makerere University,4Uganda Cancer Institute

The knowledge of nurses collecting samples for clinical trials: evaluation and education

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Emma Johnson1,Sandra Wellman2,Sarah Blagden2
1University of Oxford,2Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

A central review of monitoring reports to measure the performance and monitoring workload of a cancer study site

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Neha Vaid1,Anne Butterfield1,Linda Ward2,Sandie Wellman1
1Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust,2Oxford University

What predicts patient non-attendance at urgent referral appointments for suspected cancer?

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Rebecca Sheridan1,Steven Oliver2,Lisa Dyson3,Victoria Allgar2,Karl Atkin3,Trish Green4,Geoff Hall5,Una Macleod6,Philip Melling7,Martin Waugh7,Peter Knapp2
1University of York,2Department of Health Sciences, University of York and the Hull York Medical School,3Department of Health Sciences, University of York,4Centre for Health and Population Sciences, Hull York Medical School,5Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Leeds,6Hull York Medical School,7Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Suspected Neutropenic Sepsis Admission at Royal Derby Hospital: A Retrospective Audit

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Aurelien Hostalery1,Anna Stubbs1
1University of Nottingham

Supporting trainee oncologists with the emotional demands of caring for cancer patients

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Mareike Thompson1,Sara Lightowlers1,Susannah Hunt1
1Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Radium-223 – An overview of nurse-led service in Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

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Gail Buchanan1,Norma Sidek2
1Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre,2Beatson West of Scootland Cancer Centre

Salvage surgery for local regrowth following external beam radiotherapy followed by contact X-ray brachytherapy and ‘Watch & wait’ for rectal cancer.Do we compromise the chance of cure?

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Arthur Sun Myint1,Fraser Smith2,Helen Wong1,Karen Whitmarsh1,Raj Sripadam1,Chris Rao3,Kate Perkins1,Mark Pritchard4
1Clatterbridge Cancer Centre,2Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital,3Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Lewisham, London, UK,47.Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK

Breast Cancer cause specific five year survival data for Patients treated in Liverpool Royal Hospital

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Salma Mohamed1,Chris Holcombe2
1Royal Liverpool University Hosptial,2Royal liverpool University Hospital

A Protocol for an Evaluation Study of Patient Follow-Up and Cancer Clinical Trial Complexity: the EFACCT study.

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Helene Markham-Jones1,Prof. Christopher Bridle1,Prof. Tanweer Ahmed2
1University of Lincoln,2United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust

Evaluating the impact of a straight to test pathway for patients with oesophageal gastric cancer in the East Midlands

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James Jones1,James Catton2,Paul Leader3,Lesley Brewer4,Dominick Shaw1
1East Midlands Academic Health Science Network,2Nottingham University Hospital Trust,3Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,4East Midlands Clinical Networks

Informed consent for research mandated image guided biopsies – are patients provided with adequate information?

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Theresa Taylor Emberton1
1The Christie Hospital

A cost-effectiveness analysis of contact x-ray brachytherapy for treatment of patients with a partial response to chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer

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Christopher Rao1,Fraser Mc Lean Smith2,Antony Paul Martin3,Amandeep Dhadda4,Alexandra Stewart5,Simon Gollins6,Brendan Collins7,Thanos Athanasiou8,Arthur Sun Myint9
1Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, London,2The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool,3National Institute for Health Research, Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, North West Coast (NIHR CLAHRC NWC), University of Liverpool,4Queen's Centre for Oncology & Haematology, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull,5St Luke's Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.,6North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, Denbighshire.,7Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool.,8Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London.,9The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Merseyside.

HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer patients: a single-institute descriptive analysis

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Mei Yin Wong1,Emma Harrison1,Richard Baird1
1University of Cambridge

The CTRad survey on radiotherapy trial set-up times

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Deirdre Lynskey1,Emma Hall2,Charlotte Coles3,Gerry Hanna4
1addenbookes,2Institute for Cancer Research, London,3Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge,4Queen's University Belfast

The shape of the CUP service at Royal Derby Hospital following the adoption of UKONS guidelines

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Andrew Prendergast1
1University of Nottingham

Understanding the barriers to recruitment of teenagers and young adults with cancer to research

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Rachel M Taylor1,Charlotte Kenten1,Ana Martins1,Lorna Fern2,Faith Gibson3,Sarah Lea2,Nothando Ngwenya1,Jeremy S Whelan1
1University College London Hospitals NHS Trust,2,3University of Surrey

National Cancer Diagnosis Audit: initial results

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Ruth Swann1,Brian Shand2,Jana Witt3,Georgios Lyratzopoulos4,Sara Hiom3,Greg Rubin5,Sean McPhail2
1Health Data Insight (CRUK-PHE Partnership),2Public Health England,3Cancer Research UK,4University College London,5University of Durham

New genetic testing delivery model for breast cancer patients

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Nazneen Rahman1,Alice Turnbull2,Angela George3,Ann Strydom2,Zoe Kemp3
1Institute of Cancer Research, London and Royal Marsden Hospital,2Institute of Cancer Research, London,3Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Developing an electronic platform to monitor symptoms and generate adverse event alerts and patient feedback after discharge following upper gastrointestinal cancer surgery: eRAPID feasibility study

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Kerry Avery1,Hollie Richards2,Amanda Portal2,Trudy Reed3,Ruth Harding3,Robert Carter4,Kate Absolom4,Galina Velikova4,Jane Blazeby2
1,2University of Bristol,3University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust,4University of Leeds

Ten year trends of participation of teenagers and young adults (TYA) in selected NIHR National Cancer Research Network trials

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Lorna Fern1,Seema Alexander1,Jeremy Whelan2
1National Cancer Research Institute,2University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Non surgical treatment of operable rectal cancer: Reducing harm from the standard of care in elderly patients

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Arthur Sun Myint1,Fraser Smith2,Karen Whitmarsh1,Helen Wong1,Mark Pritchard3
1Clatterbridge Cancer Centre,2Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital,3Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology,University of Liverpool

Keeping the Customer Satisfied? #5 – Who’s Talking? Findings On Research Conversations From The National (English) Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2015

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Richard Stephens1,Matthew Baker2,Carolyn Morris2
1NCRI,2NCRI Consumer Forum

Impact of Dementia on treatment of older patients with breast cancer. An interim analysis of the Bridging the Age Gap in Breast Cancer Study

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Osama Zaman1,Sue Ward2,Karen Collins3,Kwok-Leung Cheung4,Thompson Robinson5,Riccardo Audisio6,Oscar Bortolami7,Charlene Martin7,Malcolm Reed8,Lynda Wyld7
1University of Sheffield Medical School,2ScHARR, University of Sheffield,3Sheffield Hallam University,4The University of Nottingham,5University of Leicester,6University of Liverpool,7The University of Sheffield,8Brighton and Sussex Medical School

A retrospective analysis of positive surgical margins (PSM) and biochemical recurrence following open and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

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Madhavi Natarajan1,Omar Al-Kadhi1,Robert Mills1
1NHS

Multimodality image fusion method for guiding minimally invasive surgery in prostate cancer.

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Jyothsna Divyananda1,Hu Xu2,Ghulam Nabi2
1University of Dundee,2Division of Cancer Research, NInewells Hospital, University of Dundee

Cetuximab related hypersensitivity reactions – worthy of the hype?

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Martin Forster1,Sanjena Mithra2,Tom Marler-Hausen2,Andrew Rogerson2,John Bridgewater3
1UCL / UCLH,2UCLH,3UCL