NICE publishes quality standard on tobacco

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NICE has published the Tobacco: Treating Dependence quality standard (QS207). BTOG endorses this hugely helpful quality standard which covers support and treatment to stop smoking and stop using smokeless tobacco, and harm-reduction approaches for people who are not ready to … Read More

BTOG welcomes new steering committee member

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BTOG is delighted to welcome Julia McAdam to the steering committee. Julia, who is Lead Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, joins as a nurse representative, replacing Karen Clayton who has stepped down from … Read More

BTOG welcomes new steering committee member

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BTOG is delighted to welcome Paula Shepherd to the steering committee. Paula is currently a lung cancer clinical nurse specialist at Liverpool University Hospital Foundation Trust. She qualified as an RGN in 2001 and her main experience has been gained … Read More

National Lung Cancer Audit Annual Report published

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The National Lung Cancer Audit (NLCA) has published its latest annual report. Utilising data provided by Public Health England (PHE), Rapid Cancer Registration Dataset (RCRD) for England, the Welsh Cancer Network and lung cancer teams in Guernsey, the report provides … Read More

Latest News for BTOG Trainees

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Trainee Journal Clubs Wednesday 27th April 2022, 17:30-18:30 BSTThis session focuses on SCLC. We will be discussing the following paper: Durvalumab, with or without tremelimumab, plus platinum-etoposide in first-line treatment of extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer: 3-year overall survival update from … Read More

BTOG22 Abstracts in Lung Cancer Journal

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All of the successful abstracts submitted for the virtual BTOG annual conference have been published in an e-book supplement of Elsevier’s Lung Cancer Journal. You can view the supplement here.

BTOG 2022 Scholarship Fund Awarded

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This fund was for those who have submitted an abstract to the Virtual BTOG 2022 and are a concessionary rate HCP (including allied health professional, nurse specialist, radiographer or trainee doctor up to and including specialist registrar grade).  We received … Read More

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