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NCRI Newsletter, Issue 2 2017
Winter Partners’ Meeting Highlights, NCRI Consumer Forum and the LSHTM Cancer Survival Group’s Joint Spring Meeting, 60 Second Interview with Angharad Kerr, Call for Proposals in Screening, Prevention and Early Diagnosis (SPED), Future of Surgery Workshop - register now, First CM-Path / RCPath Workshop paves way for further developments, New Marie Curie Research Impact Report 2015/16

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 1 2017
NCRI Partners - accelerating cancer research through collaboration; 60 Second Interview with Dr Ian Lewis; Future of Surgery Workshop 5 - register now; NCRI welcomes new consumers to Clinical Studies Groups; Future of Surgery Workshop 3 Report

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 12 2016
Looking back and moving forward : The NCRI in 2016; Welcoming a new Partner - Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF); Accessing and analysing cancer data; Coordinating clinical studies and trials at a national level; Showcasing the best of cancer research; Engaging with patients and carers; Publishing a landmark consensus paper from the NCRI CT-Rad Working Group; Launching the Cellular and Molecular Pathology initiative (CM-Path); Identifying future research priorities in surgery research and 'living with and beyond cancer'; Strengthening our Board of Trustees; Looking forward with a new strategy for the NCRI Partnership; Improving access to end of life care for LGBT people;

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 11 2016
2016 NCRI Cancer Conference: A Consumer's perspective; Illustrating the NCRI Strategy; Feedback on the Conference; Applications now open for membership of NCRI Clinical Studies Groups; 60 second interview with Lorna Fern; Future of Surgery September workshop report available; CM-Path Works with the Royal College of Pathologists to Host New Workshop Focussed on Clinical Trials; CTRad mentioned in Clinical Oncology journal; Future of Surgery Workshop 4; NCRI Strategy consultation is now closed; Cancer Research UK Research Prizes: Future Leaders and a Lifetime in Drug Development; NIHR to provide £112m investment in clinical research facilities; UK Biobanking Showcase; New report evaluating pathology capacity in the UK endorses NCRI CM-Path initiative; Public Health England's National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service publishes new report comparing measures of deprivation across UK and Ireland; International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership: Policy for evidence and practice; ICRP Health Disparities Report

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 10 2016
The 2016 NCRI Cancer Conference is nearly here and we are looking forward to welcoming you to Liverpool; Your chance to comment on the NCRI's draft partnership strategy; NCRI Clinical Studies Group (CSG) Consumer recruitment now open; Future of Surgery Workshop 4; Current early diagnosis research conference call for abstracts; CREST Award to be announced at NCRI Conference; Childhood cancer research - an analysis from the International Cancer Research Partnership; Infographic demonstrates charity funding is paramount to UK research; Royal College of Radiologists publishes 2015/16 Annual Review; ABPI publishes 'The changing UK drug discovery landscape'; NIHR releases 2015/16 Activity League Table; Government publishes Accelerated Access Review

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 9 2016
Join us at the 2016 NCRI Cancer Conference, Liverpool, 6-9 November 2016; NCRI welcomes a new intern to the team; 'A Pathologist's Guide to Research and Clinical trials' 9 December 2016; Future of workshop series; The Francis Crick Institute Welcomes its first researchers; Role and priorities of UK Research and Innovation interim chair inquiry launched; CRUK Precision Medicine communications group; CRUK Research Strategy Review Workshop; Call for proposals - accelerating precision medicine trials in prostate cancer; Clinical Trials fellowship award open for applications; New NCRI Clinical Studies Groups report available to download; The Lancet 01 October 2016: 'How can registries and innovation improve surgical care?'

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 8 2016
Register today to attend the UK's largest Cancer Conference; Late breaking abstract submission now closed; NCRI welcomes new Research Analyst Sam Gibbons; Clinical Trials trainee scheme a huge success; CM-Path invites industry to collaborate;  Call for proposals in Screening, Prevention and Early Diagnosis; "Selecting Patients for Surgery" workshop; Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape; ICBP call for applications: International health systems and cancer patient pathway researchers; CRUK launches Pioneer Award; Optimising Pelvic Radiotherapy; Prostate Cancer UK Research Innovation Awards; Involving the public in the design and conduct of research; UKCRC launches new Tissue Directory; CRUK annual Pioneering Research publication 2015/16; Macmillan launches "Cancer: Then and Now" report

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 7 2016
Showcase your research: late breaking abstract submission opens 1 August; Highlights from the 2016 NCRI Summer Meeting; Our 2015/16 Annual Review is out now; Welcome to NCRI's new Cancer Liaison Manager; NCRI Future of Surgery workshop report now available; Register for the NCRI Upper GI CSG trials meeting; NIHR CREST Award 2016 now open for nominations; CRUK appoints new chief scientist; RCLF supports commission of study on the state of lung cancer research; Project grant applications in childhood and TYA cancers now; Welsh Government calls for researchers' responses to EU clinical trials consultation; New Director for the Northern Ireland Clinical Research Network; CRUK publishes 2015/16 Annual Review; Report from the National Data Guardian for Health and Care now published; New resources on public investment in research from HRA

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 6 2016
NCRI Cancer Conference: earlybird registration closes 30 June; Latest analysis of NCRI's Cancer Research Database now available; Now published: NCRI CTRad review of molecular radiotherapy research in the UK; Landmark paper published by NCRI CTRad Working Group; NCRI's CM-Path initiative successfully launched; ECMC Collaboration Agreement to help streamline UK cancer clinical trials; Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation: academic fellowship and ASCO 2016 update; New HRA and INVOLVE guidance on public involvement in research; Ten years of the NIHR: impact report published; First Cancer Patient Experience Survey for Scotland; CRUK's Centre for Drug Development on innovative partnering.

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 5 2016
Showcase your research at the 2016 NCRI Cancer Conference; Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day; Future of Surgery workshop series; Consumer member recruitment to the CSGs; Scientific member recruitment to the CSGs; CM-Path workstream appointments and launch date; CTRad leadership update; NIHR celebrates ten years of impact; CRUK's update from the 2016 AACR Conference; Call for abstracts - Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Conference; The MRC Cancer Unit introduces its newest group - focusing on computational biology; Research Councils publish their delivery plans; AMRC's 2015 peer review audit recently published; NIHR's course on clinical research to launch in June

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 4 2016
Showcase your research at the 2016 NCRI Cancer Conference; Welcome to our new Trustees; NCRI is now a supporter of AMRC; Appointment of the NCRI Consumer Lead and Associate Consumer Lead; NCRI CM-Path Workstream Lead appointments and launch date; New Chair and Co-chair for NCRI's CTRad initiative; Breast Cancer Now launch new funding initiative; CRUK's new clinical research funding scheme now open; The CREST Award announces call for 2016 nominations; CRUK's upcoming twitter chat on patient centricity in clinical research; Launch of the CPMS; HRA Approval update; Highlights of Children with Cancer UK's first ever workshop on drug delivery in paediatric brain tumours; Strategic Priorities and Spending Plan from the UK Research Councils

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 3 2016
Submit your research to the largest cancer research meeting in the UK; NCRI Clinical Studies Group Trainee Scheme: 2016 application round opens 24 March (Autumn 2016 start); NCRI's CM-Path initiative: now recruiting a consumer member; Scottish government launch new cancer strategy; Prostate cancer UK launch new ten year research strategy; Prostate Cancer UK announce their new Chief Executive; New research strategy for Northern Ireland; Largest ever Welsh health research project launched; Marie Curie's report on challenges in palliative cancer care recently launched; Recently published: the spillover report.

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 2 2016
Highlights from our 2016 Winter Meeting; Dr Karin Oien appointed Chair of NCRI's new initiative in Cellular Molecular Pathology; Need advice on your trial proposal? NCRI's Advisory Groups can help; New members appointed to the NCRI Clinical Studies Groups; The NCRI Consumer Forum: recruitment update; Launch of the UKCRC Tissue Directory; Recently launched: The Breast Cancer Now Catalyst Programme; New Chief Executive for the ABPI; Cancer Research UK appoints new Trustee; Work of ECMCs celebrated for World Cancer Day; The Research Councils 2014/15 impact reports; NIHR review: benefits of engaging in health research

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 1 2016
What to look out for from NCRI in 2016; NCRI trustee opportunities: join us in enabling faster progress against cancer; Applications for members of the NCRI Clinical Studies Groups now open; Welcome to NCRI's new Head of Strategic Planning and Initiatives; Harpal Kumar, Chief Executive of Cancer Research UK, knighted for services to cancer research; Helen Rippon appointed Chief Executive of Worldwide Cancer Research; Bloodwise introduce their new Research Director; Children with Cancer UK announce their 2016 Conference; Cancer Research UK launch a new patient involvement webpage; Good news for health research on the Data Protection Regulation; UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research; Marie Curie: measuring the impact of research investment; Exploring barriers to public engagement by UK researchers: research results; Tenovus Cancer Care 2014/15 impact report; Prostate Cancer UK 2014/15 annual review

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 8 2015
NCRI Future of Surgery workshop series: registration now open for the first workshop; Congratulations to the NCRI Cancer Conference Team; New clips on NCRI's YouTube; UK Breast Cancer Research Symposium 22nd - 23rd July 2016: register for early bird tickets; Launch of ECMC Quinquennial Review; Appointment of Chief Scientific Adviser with the Research and Development Portfolio for the Department of Health; Competition to host Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD programmes - now open; Northern Ireland Genomics Medicine Centre; New report highlights low levels of palliative and end of life care research funding in the UK; NIHR's first themed review of end of life care research; Progressing clinical academic careers in the UK; Public Health Wales's new research strategy

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 7 2015
Take a look back at the 2015 NCRI Cancer Conference; NCRI's CM-Path initiative: now recruiting; Biobanking: registration now open for NCRI CCB's winter meeting; Latest news from the NCRI Consumer Forum; NCRI Future of Surgery workshop series: workshop leads announced; NCRI's Clinical Research Director appointed as the NIHR Clinical Research Network's lead for cancer; Launch of the Cancer and Nutrition NIHR infrastructure collaboration; Marie Curie announces its largest call for research; Children with Cancer UK announce 2015 project grant round awards; Scottish Government sets out its new five year health and social care research strategy; Wellcome Trust launch new strategic framework; New Chief Scientific Advisor and Director in Northern Ireland; European Data in Health Research Alliance launches petition; ECMC Network year of progress 2014/15 report; Anti-metastatic drug development workshop; The complete Routes to Diagnosis data; Guide for researchers working with health data

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 6 2015
The NCRI Cancer Conference, 1-4 November, Liverpool; Now live: NCRI interactive portfolio maps; Imaging: report on the work of the NCRI PET Core Lab; Biobanking: registration now open for NCRI CCB's winter meeting; Cancer Research UK's £20m Grand Challenge funding call is now open; The International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership - seeking expert opinion; Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Health seeks successor; Report on the National Prevention Research Initiative; Research delivery in the NHS - annual statistics published; A guide to collaboration from the ABPI; Research Councils report on technology development consultation

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 5 2015
Raising awareness around the importance of collaboration in cancer research; One day left to register for the NCRI Cancer Conference; Congratulations to the NCRI Conference Team; NCRI CSG Annual Reports 2014-15 - now available online; The NCRI Cancer Research Database data collection is now underway; Proton Beam Therapy: NCRI Consumer Forum members get the lowdown; The International Cancer Research Partnership launches a new version of the cancer funding classification system; Bloodwise launch a new fellowship opportunity in Integrative Biology; Ximbio: a new way to exchange knowledge and trade research reagents from Cancer Research Technology; Update from the Combinations Alliance; Highlights from Cancer Research UK's International Symposium on Oesophageal Cancer

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 4 2015
One day left to submit your late-breaking abstracts!; Cancer taskforce report - England's new cancer strategy; Meet the NCRI Executive's senior management team; NCRI Clinical Studies Groups: latest Chair rotations; Calling for radiotherapy study proposal ideas; Opportunities to lead an NCRI Future of Surgery Research Workshop; Latest news from the NCRI Consumer Forum; New website for the International Cancer Research Partnership; Bloodwise: the new name for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research; Human Tissue Triennial Review; Wellcome Trust call for funding committee members; Marie Curie: changing the conversation about terminal illness; UK Health Research Analysis; Annual Review from Children with Cancer UK

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2015
Welcome to NCRI's new Chair and Trustees; Highlights from our 2015 Summer Meeting; Hitting the ground running - news from the NCRI Consumer Forum; Latest analysis of NCRI's Cancer Research Database now available; Advances in Surgical Oncology session at our Conference; CTRad: developing the latest radiotherapy trials; Supporting a healthy future for scientific research under the Data Protection Regulation; The EORTC Collaboration Pathway has now been launched; Breast Cancer Now, the UK's largest breast cancer charity - recently launched; New website enabling health and social care research in Northern Ireland; The Economic & Social Research Council: celebrating 50 years; Cancer Research UK's Annual Review; The Metric Tide: Rethinking Research on Research

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 2 2015
One day left to submit your abstracts for the 2015 NCRI Cancer Conference; Working in partnership with patients - NCRI as a unique example to follow; Latest Chair rotations and opportunities within the CSGs; Latest Chair rotations and opportunities within the CSGs; Radiotherapy: update from CTRad; Biobanking: update from the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre; Early diagnosis: the 2015 NAEDI conference; Patient and carer bursaries for the 2015 NCRI Cancer Conference; Research at Worldwide Cancer Research; Tenovus Cancer Care celebrating 50 years of research; Responding to patient need: LLR's research programme; Marie Curie brand refresh; NISCHR now known as Health and Care Research Wales; Assessing the research potential of access to clinical trial data; STFC Strategy for Cancer; Is every patient a research patient?;

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 1 2015
Looking forward to the 2015 NCRI Cancer Conference; Making the international connection - a global view on research spending trends; Update on the NCRI Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group; Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research's Trial Acceleration Programme: connecting with the national portfolio through NCRI Clinical Studies Groups; Online tool from Marie Curie Cancer Care helping hospices get involved in research; Department of Health awards contract for a new national Coordinating Centre for the NIHR Clinical Research Network; Cancer Research UK and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research collaborate to boost blood cancer trials; The top ten research questions in palliative and end of life care; Latest reports from the International Cancer Research Partnership; Stratified medicine: discovery to patient - mind the gap; 60-second interview with Professor Sam Ahmedzai; Richard Stephens on the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2014
The 10th NCRI Cancer Conference; NCRI CSGs trainee scheme now open to more CSGs; NAEDI: opportunities for researchers and patients; a new name for the CRUK Drug Development Office; five years of progress in radiotherapy research; the economic impact of early diagnosis; impact and outcomes of MRC research; 60-second interview with NCRI Director Dr Karen Kennedy; meet the team behind NCRI

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2014
What to expect at the 10th NCRI Cancer Conference; applications invited for NCRI Cancer CTU Group; Cancer Research UK launch their new research strategy; new name and look for AICR; update on surgical clinical trials; 2013/14 highlights from the MRC Regulatory Support Centre; new local network leadership posts; summary of 2013/14 network data; new publication on improving cancer trials for young people; slide set on steps to a successful trial launch; new publication on the economic benefits of cancer; report on the National Lung Cancer Audit; MBE for former NCRI Director; 60-second interview with Professor Iain McNeish

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1 2014
NCRI Confederation of Cancer Biobanks launches new standards; cancer research funding: the latest data from NCRI; 60-second interview with Professor Richard Marais; spotlight on NCRI Clinical Studies Groups portfolio maps; why partnership in research matters

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2013
At the 2013 NCRI Cancer Conference; 60 second interview with new NCRI Director, Dr Karen Kennedy; collaborative partnership for radiotherapy-drug combinations; Palliative and end of life care Priority Setting Partnership (PeolcPSP) with the James Lind Alliance; BRIGHTLIGHT; surgeon's guide to research funding; NCRI CCB workshops at the 2013 NCRI Cancer Conference; new website for NCRI

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2013
NCIN as part of Public Health England; NCRI Cancer Research Database 2012 analysis; NCRI CCB harmonisation and accreditation of biobanks; 60 second interview with Neil Burnet; NIHR launches ‘Ok to ask’ campaign

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1 2013
Introduction to Harpal Kumar, NCRI’s new Chair; first ICRP report on international investment in cancer research; CTRad’s fifth proposals guidance meeting; Harriet Barber painting donated to NCRI; EOLC masterclass at the NCRI Cancer Conference

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2012
NCRI report on surgical cancer research; welcome to Baroness Delyth Morgan as a new member of the NCRI Board; statement of intent for UK eolcRIG; joint report from NCRI and the NCRN highlights the Impact of Patient, Carer and Public Involvement in Cancer Research; NCIN working with UK Biobank; new CTRad website with resources for radiotherapy researchers; PET imaging update

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2012
NCRI launches third Strategic Plan; NCRI Cancer Research Database holds ten consecutive years of research funding data; Understanding Cancer e-learning programme launched; CTRad update; NCRI launches the UK end of life care Research Interest Group; David Ardron sums up his time as NCRI CLG Chair

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1, 2012
NPRI funds 19 research awards in Phase 4; Shirley Harrison and Dr Angela McCullagh join the NCRI Board as lay members; Richard Stephens appointed as next NCRI CLG Chair; appointment of Professor Andy Hall as NCRI Pathology Lead for Cancer Biobanking and Dr Bridget Wilkins as NCRI Pathology Lead for NHS engagement in Biobanking; ECMCs receive £35m funding for second quinquennium; NCRI work with TRANSCAN; feedback on the 2011 NCRI Cancer Conference

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2011
Eric Low, Chief Executive of Myeloma UK joins NCRI Board as an independent member; connecting consumers in NCRI; UK funders vision for human tissue resources; fifth joint conference of US National Cancer Insititute cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG) and NCRI Informatics initiatives; Marie Curie Cancer Care announce two awards from palliative and end of life care research programmes; one day workshop on PET imaging; NCRN Roadshow celebrates ten year anniversary

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2011
NCRI portfolio tops £500m for first time; The Prostate Cancer Charity becomes member of NCRI; CTRad working group meeting; Look forward to NCRI Cancer Conference; Summary of first NAEDI research conference; publication of ‘Creating a Momentum for Change: Five years of the Cancer Experiences Collaborative’ by CECo; launch of new BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care journal; summary of NCIN and UKACR Conference; publication to mark tenth anniversary of the NCRI and NCRN; summary of NCRI CLG meeting; samples from over 100,000 patients now included in NCRI online Cancer Biosample Directory

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1 2011
Celebrating NCRI and NCRN ten year anniverary; Roger Wilson, past Chair of NCRI CLG, honoured with CBE; Professor Dame Janet Husband announced as new NCRI Chair; NCRI publishes report on mesothelioma research; Mark Stevens, Chief Executive of Yorkshire Cancer Research, joins NCRI Board; Professor Tim Illidge to Chair CTRad research working group; NCRI Partners working together in end of life care; COMPASS and CECo Collaboratives reach end of five years funding; onCore UK formally closed as independent charity

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2010
Professor Matt Seymour appointed Director of NCRN; NCRI publishes Rapid Review of research in survivorship after cancer and end of life care; summary of NCIN and UKACR Conference; summary of NCRI PET Research Network workshops; new NCRI Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Clinical Studies Group formed; fourth phase of NPRI underway; two new directories from Biomarkers and Imaging Clinical Studies Group; NCRI Secretariat moves to Angel Building

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2010
NCRI publishes new guidelines for welfare of animals in cancer research; Ciaràn Devane, Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support and Claudia McVie, Chief Executive of Tenovus join NCRI Board; eight years of NCRI Cancer Research Database data now available; summary of Wales Cancer Conference; ICRP Partners meet in Toronto; fourth NCRI/caBIG joint conference; summary of CTRad events; NCRI Secretariat staff changes

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1 2010
New NCRI PET Research Network website; new identity for CTRad; Paul Carbury, Chief Executive of Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust, joins NCRI Board; launch of NAEDI; NCIN seeking pilot research studies; NCRN Coordinating Centre appoints Dr Sheila Fisher as Associate Director for Patient and Public Involvement; summary of Britain Against Cancer conference; NCRI Survivorship and end of life care rapid review in progress; summary of NCRI Cancer Conference

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2009
Summary of third joint conference of NCI and NCRI Informatics Initiative; NCRI release new video; international review panel compliments NCRI CLG; Dr Allison Jeynes-Ellis, Medical and Innovation Director at ABPI, joins NCRI Board; Glyn Edwards, Chief Executive Officer of Antisoma Research Ltd and Executive Director of Antisoma plc, joins NCRI Board; Dr Declan Mulkeen, Director of Research Management at MRC, announced as Chair for NCRI Board Sub-Group on Clinical and Translational Research; launch of NCRI Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group; summary of NCRN and NCRI joint workshop at NHS Network Development Programme; update on Early and Late Phase Trials Forums; summary of NCIN annual conference; summary of NCRI PET Research Network workshop

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2009
New Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group; refocused role for onCore UK; NCRI Informatics initiative launch cancer research information portal, ONIX; summary of ICRP annual meeting; CRPs working together across Local Research Network; data from NCRI Cancer Research Database available to download; summary of NCRI PET Research Steering Committee workshop

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1 2009
New year greetings; becoming a NCRI member; role of Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group; Launch of NAEDI; lung cancer screening study; summary of joint NCRI CCB and Pathological Society workshop on ethics and governance in cancer biobanking; access to personal data and biosamples; consumer feedback on NCRI Cancer Conference; overview of SuPaC collaboratives

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2008
Five-year analysis from the NCRI Cancer Research Database; NCSI launched; ICRP annual meeting; NAEDI launched; access to personal data and biosamples; David Ardron appointed Chair of NCRI CLG; NCIN launched; summary of Late Phase Trials Forum of ECMC; summary of  joint conference between NCRI Informatics initiative and NCI; NPRI Phase 2 awards announced; awards to fund research on the SuPaC needs of  lung cancer patients

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2008
Professor Sir Kenneth Calman appointed NCRI Chair; NCRI publish five-year strategic plan; coordination of biobanking in Europe; NCRI set up UK PET Research Steering Committee; NCIN launch; NCRI and ECMC network hold Early Clinical Trials Forum; Miriam Harris and Peter Rainey appointed to Board Sub-Group on Clinical and Translational Research; new website for ECMC network; pathology and research taskforce; NCRI Informatics initiative hosts a Summit

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1 2008
New Year's greetings; CHILDREN with LEUKAMEIA join NCRI; Canadian Cancer Research Alliance; new Chair for NCRI; knighthood for past NCRI Chair Professor Alex Markham; joint scientific meeting of NCRI Prostate Cancer Collaboratives; call for proposals in lung cancer screening; cancer reform strategy for England; Early Clinical Trials Forum; summary of CCB workshop; Hilary Blackburn, NCRI Board consumer member, and Karen Inns, Consumer Liaison Lead at NCRN, attend California Breast Cancer Research Program Symposium; NCIN; new Funding streams from MRC and NIHR

NCRI Newsletter, issue 3 2007
Summary of  joint NCRI Informatics caBIG™ conference; NCRI Cancer Conference; CCB opens to new members; summary of NCRI Late Phase Trials Forum; round-up of NCRI SuPaC Collaboratives activities; Dr Richard Palmer joins NCRI Board Sub-Group on Clinical and Translational Research; onCore UK  now accepting blood and tissue samples from cancer patients in selected NHS Trusts; progress on lung cancer; developing next NCRI Strategic Plan

NCRI Newsletter, issue 2 2007
Mike Richards on year as NCRI Chair; Hilary Blackburn and Joanna Eley join NCRI Board as consumer members; results of NCRI Partner survey; Herbie Newell succeeds Alison Spaull as Chair of NCRI Board Sub-Group on Clinical and Translational Research; NCRI Secretariat news; NCRI Late Phase Trials Forum; NCRI publish report on PET research in UK; NCRI Informatics Initiative; NCRI working with industry; Consulting on next NCRI Strategic Plan

NCRI Newsletter, issue 1 2007
New appointees to NCRI Board; international meetings; summary of NCRI Cancer Conference; report from NCRI Strategic Planning Group to be published; capacity building grants for supportive and palliative care; NCRI Early Clinical Trials Forum; NCRI Lung Cancer Strategic Planning Group publish report