Oncology Convention

9th - 10th March 2021
NEC, Birmingham


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  • ROAR B2B, the organisers of Oncology Convention, the UK’s leading clinical oncology and research event, have taken the decision to postpone the event to 9th – 10th March 2021.    After extensive consu ...
  • The UK events industry has been hit with an unprecedented year following the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that the UK’s event industry is gearing up to help kickstart the economy and the Oncology Convention is proud to be a part of this.
  • 7th April - World Health Day 2020

    07 Apr 2020 Hannah Grenfell
    Launched in 1950, World Health Day was created to mark the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Held on the 7th April each year, this day recognises global health, which is vitally important now more than ever. 
  • #YouAreHeroes

    29 Apr 2020 Hannah Grenfell
    The NHS employs over 1.4 million people in the UK and the Social Care Sector hires a further 1.6 million people. An additional 65,000 retired doctors and nurses have been contacted by the Government, urging them to return to work. These are frontline, key staff that are working day and night to support and take care of our loved ones during this unprecedented time
  • The organiser of the Oncology Convention (17th-18th March 2020, NEC Birmingham), has been closely monitoring updates on the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
  • Essential Writing Guides by World Scientific Publishing

    29 Apr 2020 World Scientific Publishing
    World Scientific Publishing has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region. Publishing around 600 new titles a year and 140 journals in various fields, World Scientific specialises in producing writing and study guides ideal for post graduate research students, early career researchers and those interested in English for Academic Purposes. 
  • How to Maintain a Healthy Bladder in 2020

    29 Apr 2020 Written by Joanne Hoyle, Specialist Nurse at BBUK (Bladder & Bowel UK – part of Disabled Living)
    This article is written by Joanne Hoyle courtesy of our partners Bladder and Bowel UK. See the original here, and visit their website for more information about bladder and bowel cancers https://www.bbuk.org.uk/blog/how-to-maintain-a-healthy-bladder-in-2020/
  • Bioscientifica publish a portfolio of biomedical journals (including Endocrine-Related Cancer), which accept high quality submissions from oncology-related research. With over 20 years of experience in the publication of scholarly journals, we are expertly positioned to offer advice on maximising the success of your research. Read our 7 top tips below.
  • NHS workers at Christmas

    13 Dec 2019 Hannah Grenfell
    As friends and families join together for Christmas parties, carol concerts and sit down to festive meals, healthcare workers are hard at work providing high-quality care for patients. The holiday season can be overwhelming and stressful for most, let alone for NHS workers who are under immense pressure.
  • Heart risk higher in cancer survivors

    29 Apr 2020 Josh Hopkins
    More than one in 10 cancer patients die from heart and blood vessel problem. Treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation are critical to cancer survival. However, life-saving cancer treatment could also increase the risk of someone developing cardiovascular disease.
  • The Institute of Cancer Research has published a statement criticising the public obsession with finding a ‘cure for cancer’ as being the ultimate goal of medical research. This idea produces a misleading binary where cancer is either ‘cured or nothing’, which neglects the enormous progress made in cancer treatment over the last few decades. 
  • New Book Published by a BOPA Member

    29 Apr 2020 British Oncology Pharmacy Association
    A member of our partners BOPA has published a book - ‘Can community pharmacists support patients who take oral anticancer medication?’ By Melanie Dalby is now available via Amazon.
  • Join the cancer conversation

    29 Apr 2020 Cancer Research UK
    #Jointhecancerconversation is a great initiative from Cancer Research UK on social media for organisations and individuals to talk about their experiences of cancer, and discuss what needs to be improved to help those living with the disease.