21 June 2021
Fiona Fletcher, fiona.fletcher

The ‘Call for Abstracts’ is now open for the BASO Annual Scientific Meeting (20th-22nd November 2021). Abstract Submission Dates: 10th May – 20th July Abstracts on all cancer related topics and specialty areas are invited. This year, abstract prizes will be dedicated to the MDTs (for non-medical practitioners) and Medical Students along with our regular […]

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Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has worked in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support to develop a new programme to enhance colleagues’ knowledge and understanding of prehabilitation and rehabilitation in people with cancer. According to Macmillan, the number of people living with cancer is set to rise to 5.3 million by 2040.Around 70 […]

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25 January 2021
Fiona Fletcher, fiona.fletcher

The Royal College of Radiologists is seeking comments on the draft document Splenic Radiotherapy Clinical Guidance. The purpose of this guidance is to raise awareness of the spleen as an organ at risk structure and aims to ensure all patients receiving radiotherapy to the spleen have their risk of resultant functional hypo-splenism assessed, and decisions made on appropriate […]

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10 December 2020
Fiona Fletcher, fiona.fletcher

The BSG conference is the major UK forum for the dissemination of sarcoma research.  As well as virtual oral presentations and online posters, this year we would like to incorporate the best research and clinical presentations alongside national and international speakers in the plenary sessions. To read more and submit your abstract CLICK HERE

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Tuesday 27th April 2021 – via livestream This study day is to increase awareness around the treatment stratgies for patients with metastatic bone disease by bringing together two sub-specialities (Oncology & Orthopaedics) to share knowledge and expertise. To find out more click here

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29 October 2020
Fiona Fletcher, fiona.fletcher

Head and Neck Sarcomas (HNS) are a rare and diverse group of tumours  with multiple histological subtypes of both bone and soft tissue. They have  a variety of clinical presentations and often involve complex multimodality treatment. Management pathways across the UK can vary for this disease.  The Scottish Sarcoma Network (SSN) and British Sarcoma Group (BSG), in […]

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Two NICE technology appraisals have now opened the door to the use of larotrectinib or entrectinib for neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) fusion-positive solid tumours in adults and children (larotrectinib only). Although NTRK fusions are present in only around 0.5% of sarcomas, in some conditions this is much higher, for example infantile fibrosarcoma (90-100%), and […]

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30 September 2020
Fiona Fletcher, fiona.fletcher

Please see the flyer for this webinar by Stryker HERE

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3 September 2020
Fiona Fletcher, fiona.fletcher

The BSG board have decided that, even though there are still six months to go before the next annual conference, the 2021 BSG conference will be held virtually. The Covid 19 pandemic means that it is unlikely that a successful and safe face to face conference will be able to be held in February 2021 and […]

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17 December 2019
Fiona Fletcher, fiona.fletcher

Tricia Moate worked tirelessly as a nurse and as a patient advocate for sarcoma. Sadly, she died from sarcoma in December 2018. We dedicate this award to her memory. Sarcoma UK is offering sponsorship to allied health professionals (AHP) and nurses involved in the care of sarcoma patients to go to the British Sarcoma Group (BSG) annual conference in 2020, […]

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