79 abstracts found.



POEMS: Predictive mOdelling for hEalthcare technology through MathS

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Carron Shankland1,Richard Clayton2,Tobias Galla3

1University of Stirling, Stirling, UK,2University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK,3University of Manchester, Manchester, UK


Patterns of IMRT delivery in England in 2014

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john staffurth1,4,gerry hanna3,chris ball2,tracey ellison2

1cardiff university, cardiff, UK,2clatterbridge Cancer Centre, liverpool, UK,3queens university belfast, belfast, UK,4velindre cancer centre, cardiff, UK


A single centre feasibility study examining the ef?cacy of annual reminders to facilitate uptake in flexible sigmoidoscopy (Bowel Scoope) screening non-responders.

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Robert Kerrison1,Lesley McGregor1,Sarah Marshall2,John Isitt3,Christian von Wagner1

1University College London, London, UK,2St. Marks’ Hospital, London, UK,3Resonant Behaviour Change and Social Marketing, London, UK


Involving young people in research: Challenges and solutions

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Anita Solanki1,Rachel Taylor1,2,Natasha Aslam1,Jeremy Whelan1,Faith Gibson2,Lorna Fern1

1University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK,2London South Bank University, London, UK


Feasibility of recruitment of hydroxyurea-resistant or intolerant essential thrombocythaemia and polycythaemia vera patients into the TAP funded MAJIC study

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Claire Harrison1,Adam Mead2,Sonia Fox3,Harriet Bell3,Samah Alimam1,Anthony Green4,Marion Wood5,Joanne Ewing6,Frederick Chen7,Christina Yap3,Ikhlaaq Ahmed3,Jason Coppell8,Steven Knapper9,Mary-Frances McMullin10

1Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK,2John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK,3Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK,4Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK,5Colchester General Hospital, Colchester, UK,6Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK,7Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK,8Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK,9University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK,10Queen’s University Hospital, Belfast, UK


The impact of patients’ satisfaction with information about anticancer medicines and self-efficacy on adherence

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Kumud Kantilal1,Anne Fotso-Meguem2,Catherine Oakely1,Vivian Auyeung2

1Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK,2King’s College London, London, UK


Online cancer information – where does Wikipedia fit in?

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John Byrne1,Henry Scowcroft1,Henry Potts2

1Cancer Research UK, London, UK,2University College London, London, UK


The Patient referral pathway to Phase I clinical trials: The Christie Experience

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Lorraine Turner (1)3presenting,Philiip Higham1,Malcolm Ranson (1)2,Paula Potter1,Emma Dean (1) (2)3

1The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK,2The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK,3Manchester Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre


Individual differences in information processing: implications for cancer screening information?

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Katie Robb1,Lesley McGregor2,Christian von Wagner2,Jane Wardle2

1University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK,2UCL, London, UK


An investigation into the experiences of childhood cancer patients and their families participating in clinical research studies in the UK – a CCRNG study

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Julie Errington1,Ghada Malik1,Gareth Veal1

1Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


APPetite – Web-based Personalised Nutrition Tool for patients with oesophago-gastric cancer

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Saira Chowdhury1,Michelle Roy1,Sarah Payne1,Sarah Ngan1,Alex Robson1,Vikram Bakshi2,John Barry2,Robert Juergens2,Bowen Zheng2,Nicholas Maisey1,Dean Mohamedally2

1Guy’s & St. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK,2University College of London, London, UK


Use of patient diaries in conjunction with standard reporting methods: duplication of data or a valuable resource?

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Bill Harris1,Janet Dunn1,Gulnaz Iqbal1,Jill Wood1,Pankaj Mistry1,Joanne O’Beirne-Elliman1,Stella Bowcock2,Mark Drayson3

1University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands, UK,2King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Orpington, Kent, UK,3University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK


Pathways – Web-based Personalised Information Delivery for patients with oesophago-gastric cancer

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Sarah Payne1,Henry Scott-Green2,Alex Gamble2,Iustin Sibesciu2,Alex Robson1,Michelle Hession1,Saira Chowdhury1,Sarah Ngan1,Dean Mohamedally2,Nick Maisey1

1Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London, UK,2University College London, London, UK


Awareness of breast cancer and early detection practices among Omani women: a cross-sectional study

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Esra Al-Khasawneh1,Vidya Seshan1,Yahya Al-Farsi2,Saad Siddiqui1,Mansour Al-Moundhri2

1College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman,2College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman


Public understanding of the purpose of cancer screening: a population-based survey

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Jo Waller1,Yasemin Hirst1,Jane Wardle1,Christian von Wagner1

1UCL, London, UK


A model for shared care participation in paediatric cancer and leukaemia clinical trials.

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R J Bishop1,J Buckham1,C G Lax-Williams1,S J Bowden1,J M Beety2,P R Kearns1,G A A Burke3

1Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK,2National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN), London, UK,3Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK


Patients’ priorities for cancer research: a pilot study

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Sing Yu Moorcraft1,Amrit Sangha1,Clare Peckitt1,Rodrigo Sanchez1,Martin Lee2,Natalie Pattison1,Theresa Wiseman1

1The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London and Sutton, UK,2Patient representative, Sutton, UK


The use of community peer education models to reduce knowledge barriers in symptoms awareness for over 50s and the Bangladeshi population in Camden

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Sarah Hate1,Melanie Ridge1,Kathy Pritchard-Jones1,Lucia Grun2

1UCLPartners, London, UK,2Camden CCG, London, UK


A landmark programme to understand the needs and experiences of all people affected by blood cancer.

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Lauren Dias1

1Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, London, UK


Demonstrating an Effective Model of Patient and Public Involvement in Cancer Research

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Ellen Donovan1,2,Sophie Gasson2,David Chuter2,Robert Flavel2,Maggie Wilcox2,Helen-Teresa Edwards2

1Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust/Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK,2KSS Local Research Network, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, UK


The use of a comprehensive low fibre diet sheet to reduce the number of radiotherapy CT planning scan attempts for patients receiving radical radiotherapy to the prostate

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Renita Pawaroo1,Helen Corbishley1,Ian Sayers1

1New Cross, Wolverhampton, UK


Development of a consumer orientated food-safety education strategy for chemotherapy patients and family-caregivers

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Ellen W. Evans1,Adrian C. Peters1,Simon Dawson1,Elizabeth C. Redmond1

1Cardiff School of Health Sciences, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, Wales, UK


Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) in Cancer Research – the Northern Ireland Model

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Margaret Grayson1,Ruth Boyd2

1NI Cancer Research Consumer Forum, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK,2NI Cancer Trials Network, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK


A novel way of pre assessment for patients undergoing chemotherapy can increase capacity and improve waiting times for cancer patients

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Sheena Khanduri1,Wendy Davies1

1Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust, Shrewsbury,Shropshire, UK


Patients’ views on the role of music in the radiotherapy department.

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Alison Stillie1,Catriona Baker2,Michael Blayney2,Matilda Coke2,Morven Davies2,Christina Fairley2,Katie Feather2,Rebecca Finch2

1Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Edinburgh, UK,2University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK


Keeping The Customer Satisfied #4 – We Need To Talk!  Responses From Patients To Questions On Research In The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2014

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Richard Stephens1,Carolyn Morris1,Matthew Baker1,Robert West2,Sheila Fisher3,Sue Pavitt2,Jane Hanson4,Karen Inns3

1NCRI Consumer Forum, London, UK,2Leeds Institute of Health Science, Leeds, UK,3NIHR CRN:Cancer, Leeds, UK,4NIHR CRN:Kent Surrey Sussex, Brighton, UK


Doctors’ views on audio recording of oncology consultations by patients

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Hemal Ariyaratne1,David Woolf1

1Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood, UK


Acute Oncology Service (AOS) Patient Experience Feedback Project

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Sarah Cox1,Helen Neville-Webbe2,1

1Southport and Ormskirk Hospital, Merseyside, UK,2Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Merseyside, UK


Consenting for chemotherapy: do patients understand the aims of their treatment?

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Anna Kennedy1,Catherine Kitchen1,Nina Phull1,Stuart Reid1,Caitlin Riach1,Hans Siy-Yap1,Conn Talbot1,Hui Yen Teh1,Caroline White3,Sally Clive2,3

1University of Edinburgh medical school, Edinburgh, UK,2Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Edinburgh, UK,3NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, UK