Another successful GMC Event!!

The recovery package – Greater Manchester’s experience Health professionals from across Greater Manchester have been exploring how far the Macmillan recovery package has been implemented in the city region.   The recovery package, developed by Macmillan Cancer Support, is a series of interventions designed to improve life for people living with and beyond cancer. A … Continue reading Another successful GMC Event!!

RESPECT21 – 6th newsletter now available…………

RESPECT-21 is an independent research study evaluating the reorganisation of certain aspects of specialist cancer surgery into centralised specialist units. It is being carried out by researchers from the University of Manchester and University College London in collaboration with stakeholders from Greater Manchester Cancer and London Cancer. Click on the link below for the latest … Continue reading RESPECT21 – 6th newsletter now available…………

Newly appointed pathway clinical directors in post!

This is an exciting time for Greater Manchester Cancer, with lots of projects underway, as we deliver the GM Cancer plan. We are pleased to announce the appointment of the following pathway directors: Breast Pathway Board - Mr Mohammed Absar Colorectal Pathway Board - Mr Sajal Rai Haemato-oncology Pathway Board - Dr Eleni Tholouli Lung … Continue reading Newly appointed pathway clinical directors in post!

Lung Pathway Board Education Event – ‘Resounding Success’

On 17th March 2017, we hosted our annual Lung Cancer Education event. The key theme of the day was on our prevention strategy for lung cancer in Greater Manchester. Over 90 clinicians, specialist nurses, commissioners and primary care teams attended.  Presentations focussed on reducing smoking rates in Greater Manchester, public campaigns and strategies planned to … Continue reading Lung Pathway Board Education Event – ‘Resounding Success’

Recruitment of Pathway Director Posts

We wish to advertise 5 Pathway (Clinical) Director posts to help deliver the Greater Manchester Cancer plan for the following tumour groups: COLORECTAL HEAMATO-ONCOLOGY HEPATO-PANCREATICO-BILIARY (HPB) LUNG PSYCHOLOGY SEE ROLE DESCRIPTION HERE These appointments are funded at 1 PA (4 hours per week)* *50% funded by Greater Manchester Cancer; 50% by host organisation The posts … Continue reading Recruitment of Pathway Director Posts

Find out the latest on the Greater Manchester Genomics Medicine Centre 100,000 Genomes Project

The 100,000 genomes project is central to the NHS England Personalised Medicine Strategy - this aims to move treatment from a ‘one size fits all’ approach to one where personalised therapies are selected on the basis of each patient’s genetic data. The national plan is to collect information from germline and tumour genomes from 20,000 … Continue reading Find out the latest on the Greater Manchester Genomics Medicine Centre 100,000 Genomes Project