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NCRI Newsletter September 2019
Special spotlight on the latest in our Living With and Beyond Cancer (LWBC) research activities: we shine a special spotlight on the latest in our Living With and Beyond Cancer (LWBC) research activities: Other news and opportunities:

NCRI Newsletter June 2019
Celebrating ten years of CTRad; DSM inaugurated as CTRad Chair; LWBC research funding news; NCRI recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours; Final call for Early bird registrations for NCRI2019; Register for NCRI Annual Lymphoma Trials Meeting; Call for Project Applications; Multimillion pound Brain Tumour Award winners announced; AACR-CRUK Transatlantic Fellowship; Registration open for immuno-onolcoy meeting; Funding awards from second round of the Macmillan Research Grants Scheme; Annual conference: future directions of hospice care; Major Awards: Immunology and Immunotherapy; UKCRC Clinical Trials Unit Registration; Vacancies for lay members.

NCRI Newsletter May 2019
Celebrating ten years of CTRad; NCRI experts amongst Academy of Medical Sciences new Fellows; NCRI at ASCO 2019; Chair and Deputy Chair vacancies; NCRI Group survey on development of Teenage and Young Adults research; 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference; Register for NCRI Clinical Trial Unit Group Annual Meeting; The Early Detection of Cancer Conference; MAP 2019: registration now open; Annual conference: future directions of hospice care; Major Awards: Immunology and Immunotherapy; Tenovus Cancer Care Research Strategy Grant funding opportunity; Call for Mission Board members for cancer mission; Launch of Early Diagnosis Research Alliance; RCR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

NCRI Newsletter April 2019
NCRI and The British Society for Immunology announce newpartnership; Topic for the first Beyond the Horizon meeting announced; Prof. Mererid Evans appointed NCRI CTRad Deputy Chair; Nominations open for the NCRI Excellence Awards; Highlighting need for more formal training and support for research in pathology; Enhancing global collaboration; NCRI at the 5th EORTC Quality of Life in Cancer Clinical Trials Conference; Chair and Deputy Chair vacancies; Vacancies now available for our new cross-cutting Clinical Studies Group workstreams; 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference: registration is now open; Register for the latest NCRI Trials Meeting; Register for the latest NCRI biobanking workshop; Register for NCRI Clinical Trial Unit Group Annual Meeting; The Early Detection of Cancer Conference; Coping with cancer information pages; Strategy to improve research opportunities for teenage and young adult cancer patients; Tenovus Cancer Care Research Strategy Grant funding opportunity; Target Ovarian Cancer: Translational Research Awards; Peri-operative precision radiation therapy meeting; Survey about communicating research results

NCRI Newsletter March 2019
Welcome to our new Consumer Lead

NCRI Newsletter February 2019
Leading the UK research strategy for Proton Beam Therapy

NCRI Newsletter January 2019
Introducing the NCRI Strategy Advisory Group; Emma Kinloch appointed NCRI Consumer Lead; NCRI survey on human tissue release: findings published; Register for the NCRI Colorectal Cancer Trials Meeting; Register for the NCRI pathology workshop; Save the date: 2019 Living With and Beyond Cancer research event; Bloodwise: call for project applications; £1.5m grant awarded for clinical research on brain tumours; Apply now for Breast Cancer Now funding; Share your views on the NHS in England; Invitation to tender: review of the challenges of clinical academic careers; New partnership sees early phase trial launched

NCRI Newsletter December 2018
Bloodwise: call for project applications; Risk and prevention research grants; Breast Cancer Now at the EU Oncology Convention; Early Diagnosis Conference: programme announcement; Grant call: childhood and young person cancer causes and prevention; New funding scheme supporting clinical research capacity

NCRI Newsletter Issue 11 2018
The UK Top 10 Living With and Beyond Cancer research priorities revealed; NCRI to partner with new AI tech centres across UK; Look back at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference; Bloodwise: call for project applications; Breast Cancer Now to merge with Breast Cancer Care; Healthcare professional newsletter - Breast Cancer Now; Cancer Research UK's International Symposium on Oesophageal Cancer: registration now open; NHS surgical oncology prize winners announced; Collaboration at the heart of an award winning, pan-European initiative to tackle cancer inequalities; Registration for the British Thoracic Oncology Group Annual Conference is now open

NCRI Newsletter Issue 10 2018
NCRI's Chairs' Forum round-up: latest on our work to accelerate cancer research; Top 10 LWBC research priorities to be revealed at the NCRI Cancer Conference; Register now for the 5th NCRI Annual Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Trials Meeting; Countdown to the NCRI Cancer Conference; Document Review - Clinical Trial Booklet; Deadline approaching for £300,000 immunology project award; Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme Open; Making the UK a global leader in palliative care research by 2022; Tenovus Cancer Care PhD studentship opportunity;

NCRI Newsletter Issue 09 2018
Recent review of practice changing trials reveals UK's key contribution to global radiotherapy research; Opportunity for junior researchers in head and neck cancer to be part of NCRI's Clinical Studies Group; Get expert input to enhance your radiotherapy trial ideas; Less than one month left to register for the NCRI Cancer Conference; Suggest a session for the 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference; Call for abstracts open: Cancer Research UK's 5th Biennial Early Diagnosis Research Conference; European life sciences research gets £30m vote of confidence; NIHR Annual Statistics: record numbers take part in clinical research; Tenovus Cancer Care PhD studentship opportunity; Imperial College London launch survey to help decide priorities for health research

NCRI Newsletter Issue 08 2018
Introduction to Dr Iain Frame, our new CEO; Beyond the Horizon; Accelerating clinical research in gastrointestinal cancer; Improving outcomes for older people; Welcome to our new Trustee, Dr Matthew Hobbs; NCRI Clinical Studies Group member, Dr Amos Burke, wins Windrush70 award; Late breaking abstract submission now open; Bloodwise: call for project applications; CRUK Clinical Trials Fellowship open for applications; 2018 International Scientific Conference on Childhood and Young Person Cancer; New MRC Researcher Co-investigator status for Post-Docs; Call for proposals to Research Innovation Awards now open; Pancreatic Cancer UK’s 2018-19 Research Innovation Fund is now open for applications; 3rd EACR Conference on Goodbye Flat Biology: In Vivo Inspired Cancer Biology and Therapy; BACR Conference – Response and Resistance in Cancer Therapy; Workshop: Neurosciences and Brain Tumour Research: Joining Forces for Greater Impact

NCRI Newsletter Issue 06 2018
NCRI Summer Meeting round-up: imaging, animal welfare, research translation... and much more (including an igloo!); NCRI at ASCO 2018; Beyond the Horizon; Looking for leaders in research to join our Clinical Studies Groups; 60-second interview with Dr Paul Nankivell, member of the NCRI Head & Neck Group; The UK's Top 10 research priorities for people Living With and Beyond Cancer; Join the CM-Path Network of pathology centres; NCRI Consumer Forum Member, Margaret Grayson, awarded an MBE; Calling all cancer researchers; Final call for earlybird registrations; Bloodwise: call for project applications; NIHR Clinical Research Network CREST award open to nominations; CRUK announce funding for all pioneers; Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Conference 2018 – registration now open; MRC announce new grant application status to recognise research staff contributions; New HRA public involvement guidance for research applicants; New research funding figures from AMRC

NCRI Newsletter Issue 05 2018
Dr Iain Frame appointed as NCRI's CEO; Last chance to register for the NCRI's lung cancer trials meeting; Get expert feedback to enhance the pathology component of your clinical trial; Thank you from our Living With and Beyond Cancer initiative; Applications for Consumer Membership to NCRI's clinical research groups are now open; NCRI's Biobanking Sample Quality Improvement Tool is now live; NCRI Consumer Forum Member, Margaret Grayson, receives the Iris Colvin Lifetime Achievement Award for Health; Submit an Expression of Interest outlining how the NCRI can further the goals set out in its strategy; Submit your abstract by 10 June; Tenovus Cancer Care release 2017-2018 Research Impact Report; Cancer Research UK joins forces with the American Association for Cancer Research; New NIHR Highlight on how commissioners use research evidence; Cancer Research UK is launching the Early Detection Primer Award; Macmillan Cancer Support launches 2018 call for research;

NCRI newsletter issue 04 2018
CTRad: moving boldly into the next phase 2018-2021; 60 seconds with... Jessica Lee, our Strategy and Engagement Manager; Accelerating research in brain metastases through collaboration: a recent CSG workshop; Submit an Expression of Interest outlining how the NCRI can further the goals set out in its strategy; Update: NCRI and NIHR workshop on research in acute oncology and cancer of unknown primary - follow-up; Registration and abstract submission for NCRI 2018 now open!; Macmillan Cancer Support launches 2018 call for research; Marie Curie research impact report 2016-17; MRC research calls: cancer research and global health; Brand new Tenovus Cancer Care funding opportunity; Call for proposals: NCRI Screening, Prevention & Early Diagnosis (SPED) workshop; NCRI CTRad meeting: Proton Beam Therapy clinical trials meeting; NCRI CTRad meeting: Molecular Radiotherapy meeting; NCRI Lung CSG Annual Trials Meeting - call for new trial proposals.

NCRI newsletter issue 03 2018
Collaboration is at the heart of the NCRI; Tell us the most important questions for research into living with and beyond cancer; Why our Living With and Beyond Cancer initiative is important; CM-Path survey examining barriers to collaboration in the field of pathology; Conference programme live!; Breast Cancer Now Catalyst Programme grants; Cancer Research UK call for early detection research ideas; Tenovus Cancer Care iGrant funding opportunity; Now published: reporting guidelines to maximise the impact of oncology research; CM-Path Biobanking Best Practices Workshop – Registration now open; Merging clinical, biological and physical sciences: approaches for cancer research.                    

NCRI newsletter issue 02 2018
The impact of our work; Have your say on the future of research relevant to Living With and Beyond Cancer; Teenage and Young Adult cancer research priorities; Principles for collaboration - guidance produced by the NCRI Cancer CTU group; CM-Path: providing clinical trial training for pathologists, in collaboration with the Royal College of Pathologists; NCRI Director Karen Kennedy is leaving the organisation; Breast Cancer Now - apply for project, PhD and catalyst grants; Cancer Research UK are asking you to celebrate your outstanding colleagues; Update from the Macmillan research grants scheme; Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund/Worldwide Cancer Research partnership co-fund exceptional research into pancreatic cancer; Tenovus Cancer Care iGrant funding opportunity; IRCI expression of interest call for new rare cancer working groups; Pancreatic Cancer UK would like to hear about the experiences and support needs of pancreatic cancer patients; UKCRC TDCC survey – finding out what makes researchers tick; Yorkshire Cancer Research launch funding round; NCRI CM-Path workshop – the liquid biopsy: ctDNA, circulating tumour cells and bloodborne biomarkers; Merging clinical, biological and physical sciences: approaches for cancer research; NCRI Upper Gastrointestinal CSG trials meeting – save the date.

NCRI newsletter issue 01 2018
Winter meeting summary; NCRI Annual Report 2016-17; Our CM-Path initiative leading the way on digital pathology; Changes to the NCRI Team; Cancer Research UK toolkit - how can you involve patients in your research?; NIHR - gastrointestinal side effects in cancer immune checkpoint therapy - funding programme open for stage one applications; Tenovus Cancer Care KESS funding opportunity; NCRI CM-Path workshop – Clinical trial training for the petrified: training a new generation of clinical trial pathologists; Women in Science fellowship awards programme; NCRI CTRad educational workshop: MRC radiotherapy funding; Pancreatic Cancer UK Annual Summit 2018: inspiring change in care; NCRI and NIHR Clinical Research Network research workshop: in acute oncology and cancer of unknown primary; NCRI CM-Path workshop – the liquid biopsy: ctDNA, circulating tumour cells and bloodborne biomarkers; Target Ovarian Cancer translational research awards open for applications; IRCI expression of interest call for new rare cancer working groups 2018.

NCRI newsletter Issue 12 2017
Highlights from 2017 for NCRI; Welcome to our new CSG Chairs; NCRI Partner meeting in January; We’re recruiting a new Events Manager for our Conference team; Bloodwise – call for project applications; Apply for a project grant from Breast Cancer Now; Cancer Research UK - ‘Excellence in Cancer Research’ RCNi Nurse Award 2018 now open for entries; Bowel Cancer UK identify key bowel cancer research gaps and recommendations in new report ‘Finding the Key to the Cures’, and publish their new five year research strategy; Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Conference 2018 – call for abstracts; Cancer Research UK launching new ‘Excellence in Research’ programme for clinical research nurses; Women in Science Fellowship Awards Programme; Bowel Cancer UK holding inaugural Colorectal Cancer Research Conference.

NCRI newsletter Issue 11 2017
The 2017 NCRI Cancer Conference - the highlights; Welcoming a new Partner - Brain Tumour Research; Our CM-Path initiative highlights need for a training evolution in pathology; Living With and Beyond Cancer Priority Setting Partnership; Cancer Research UK - four early detection schemes now open for applications; MRC - The UK Prevention Research Partnership (UK PRP) call for Consortium & Network Awards is live; NIHR – strategic review of training; NIHR – launch of Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship; MRC Cancer Research and Global Health Workshop; Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Conference 2018.

NCRI newsletter Issue 10 2017
The 2017 NCRI Cancer Conference - less than a week to go; Only two more weeks to have your say on research in Living With and Beyond Cancer; 60 seconds with Harriet Foden, CM-Path Programme Officer; NIHR/ECMC Open Expression of Interest Call – now accepting combination therapy proposals; Cancer Research UK - Interested in turning your novel research into therapeutic or diagnostic antibodies?; NIHR seeks views from charities on collaboration

NCRI newsletter Issue 8 2017
Have your say on the future of research relevant to Living With and Beyond Cancer, Living With and Beyond Cancer - why are we running this initiative?, CM-Path and Health Education England provide training for a new generation of molecular pathologists, 60 seconds with... Lesley Stephens a Consumer volunteer, Join us on Facebook, The cancer research community under one roof, New exhibitors, Cancer Research UK: Call for applications in early detection research, Join Tenovus Cancer Care's funding call list, Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge, NIHR Global Health Research Groups - funding call, NIHR: Cancer Research Excellence in Surgical Trials (CREST) now open to nominations, AMRC Spotlight on cancer research, Bowel Cancer UK funding round.

NCRI newsletter issue 9 2017
Why our Living With and Beyond Cancer initiative matters - Ceinwen's story, Living With and Beyond Cancer - help us to share the survey, CTRad: progress to date and ambitions beyond 2018, Submit your proposal for the NCRI Consumer Forum's Dragon's Den event, Only three weeks left to register for the 2017 NCRI Cancer Conference!, Register now for the NCRI Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia CSG Annual Trials Meeting, UK Clinical Research Collaboration Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre: UK biobanking showcase, Discover cancer research in Wales, Cancer Research UK's Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence Conference 2017.

NCRI Newsletter Issue 7 2017
Cancer Research Database relaunched, NCRI Partners' Summer Meeting - summary, 60 seconds with Alice Davage and Alicia Nunez-Segovia, We're recruiting scientific members for a variety of our Clinical Studies Groups, Want to gain recognition from the cancer research community?, Programme focus - parallel sessions, Could you help us to develop an innovative and exciting programme for the next NCRI Cancer conference?, Tenovus Cancer Care seeks 'lost alumni', Cancer Research UK survey: Share your experience of accessing cancer treatment, NCRI Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia Clinical Studies Group Annual Trials Meeting, UK Clinical Research Collaboration Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre Annual meeting UK biobanking showcase, Register now for the 'Tomorrow's Leaders' workshop for Clinical Trials in Oncology

NCRI Newsletter Issue 6 2017
Blog post - YOU make the difference, 60 seconds with... Dr Clare Verrill, workstream lead in the CM-Path initiative, NCRI Consumers win Best Patient/Carer Poster at conference, Future of Surgery - Workshop 4 report, Don’t miss our NCRI Cancer Conference Early Bird Deadline - 30 June 2017, 2017 NCRI Conference Programme Preview - More info on sessions and speakers now available!, Prostate Cancer UK Research Innovation Awards, Cancer Research UK - Apply now to access the CRUK-MedImmune Alliance Lab, Call for applications to the Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme 2017, Cancer Research UK: “It is very important that we thank patients, carers & healthy volunteers for taking part in research”, NCRI Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia Clinical Studies Group Annual Trials Meeting, Royal Marsden Conferences, NIHR Theatre Event - 'People are Messy', NIHR CRN Patient Ambassador Initiative, Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research - online learning resource from NIHR

NCRI Newsletter Issue 5 2017
Opportunity for patients and others affected by cancer to join NCRI's Clinical Studies Groups; Blog post Why cancer research needs you; The CMPath Initiative holds successful Biomarker  development workshop; Help us to improve this newsletter; Submit your research now - abstract submission closes on 4 June 2017; NCRI Cancer Conference Ambassador Programme Get involved; Cancer Research UK launch Thank You cards “It felt good to receive the card and know you were appreciated”; Marie Curie announce new joint funding call; Marie Curie Research Conference call for abstracts open; Children with Cancer UK Funding Opportunities; NCRI Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia Clinical Studies Group Annual Trials Meeting; Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation in partnership with British Thoracic Oncology Group: American Society of Clinical Oncology 2017 National Update; 6th Economic and Social Research Council Seminar on Cancer and Employment: Sources and Use of Data on Work Participation Across Europe; Royal College of Radiologists Public lecture: ‘Modern radiotherapy – minimises toxicity, maximises cures’; Radiobiologists are invited to apply for the British Institute for Radiology’s Nic McNally Travel bursary; Life with Cancer 2017

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 4 2017
NCRI launches new five year strategy, New NCRI web pages, NCRI: Living With and Beyond Cancer initiative launch, 60 seconds with Vee Mapunde, Opportunity for patients and others affected by cancer to join NCRI's Clinical Studies Groups, Help us to improve this newsletter, 2017 NCRI Cancer Conference: Earlybird registration and abstract submission open on 3 April, Breast Cancer Now Apply for Project and PhD grants, Cancer Research UK Instant seedfunding for research into physical activity for cancer prevention, Macmillan Cancer Support calls on researchers to apply for grants of up to £250,000, Breast Cancer Now Breast Cancer Research Image competition 2017, Marie Curie announces recipients of latest research funding, Cancer Research UK survey: Experiences of cancer alongside other mental or physical health conditions, NCRI Haematological Oncology CSG Annual Trials Meeting, Register for Shine Connect 2017 – The UK’s Young Adult Cancer Conference, British Thoracic Oncology Group & NCRI Lung Cancer CSG Trials Meeting, Save the date: Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium, Patient Representative role for upcoming Immunology research workshop, International Clinical Trials Day – 20 May 2017, Wales Cancer Conference

NCRI Newsletter, Issue 3 2017
New NCRI Strategy to be launched 25 April, 60 second interview - Dr Stuart Griffiths, Latest Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy initiative (CTRad) bulletin, Supporting development of radiotherapy research studies, 29 March - last day to register for the Current and Future Challenges for Innovative Biomarker Development Workshop taking place on 12 April, Help us to recruit people affected by cancer (Consumers) to our Clinical Studies Groups, 2017 NCRI Cancer Conference: Earlybird registration and abstract submission open on 3 April, Macmillan research grants scheme - call for applications, Patient Representative - can physical activity help prevent cancer?, Help set the next Grand Challenges, Seed grants for innovative research, 1st Biochemical Society and Against Breast Cancer Glyco Oncology Workshop, There Is A Light: BRIGHTLIGHT

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 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