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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

Skin Pathway Board Education Event

This is a half day education event which is aimed primarily at members of the Greater Manchester Cancer Pathway Board, Primary and Secondary Care professionals, along with colleagues from the regional Clinical Commissioning Groups. 23rd March 2017 The Christie, 1pm-5pm The event will include expert speakers on a range of topics, including: • The Macmillan / … Continue reading Skin Pathway Board Education Event

Successful Palliative Care & Lung Cancer Education Event!

This joint education event with the Greater Manchester Cancer (GMC) Palliative Care, End of Life and Lung Cancer pathway boards was set up as one of the key educational objectives of both boards and showed a unique collaborative working between both boards. Clinicians, nurses, GP’s, medical students and people affected by cancer from across Greater … Continue reading Successful Palliative Care & Lung Cancer Education Event!

Protocol published for exciting study into the reorganisation of specialist cancer surgery

University College London and the University of Manchester are conducting a study into the centralisation of specialist cancer surgery services across North Central/North East London/West Essex and Greater Manchester. Specialist cancer surgical services in London are undergoing significant changes, and similar changes are planned for Greater Manchester. Some aspects of specialist cancer surgery have been … Continue reading Protocol published for exciting study into the reorganisation of specialist cancer surgery

Clinical research update event in breast cancer held

The Greater Manchester Cancer Breast Pathway Board has set an objective to enhance recruitment of breast patients to clinical trials and ensure trial availability and information is available to all sites. The Pathway Board has acknowledged that there is considerable variability in research participation between sites across Greater Manchester. To help address this a clinical … Continue reading Clinical research update event in breast cancer held

Programme finalised for hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer research event

The programme has now been finalised for the hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) cancer research event taking place on the afternoon of Thursday 10th November. The event has been jointly organised between the HPB unit at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the HPB Pathway Board that is now working under the banner of Greater Manchester Cancer.  … Continue reading Programme finalised for hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer research event

Greater Manchester Cancer is born!

Greater Manchester Cancer officially came into existence today. Greater Manchester Cancer is the cancer programme of Greater Manchester's devolved health and social care system and is overseen by the Greater Manchester Cancer Board. Find out more about Greater Manchester Cancer