About this section

The Oncology Section’s purpose is to enable all those investigating the aetiology, epidemiology and the treatment of all forms of cancer, to meet together regularly so that they may profit mutually from each other's knowledge and experience.

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Ovarian cancer: Current best practice

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  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Prizes

Oncology section: Vanessa Moss annual prize

Prize£250 to the selected oral presenter
Open to: Any scientist or health care professional working in a non-governmental organisation in the field of global cancer control.
Meeting date:
Monday 25 November 2019
Submission deadline: 
Friday 2 August 2019

We would like to invite submission of abstracts describing a piece of collaborative research, in which the applicant has been significantly involved, in the field of global cancer control that focusses on benefit people living in low-middle income countries (as identified by the world bank).

  • The project may be clinical or scientific
  • Work may have been published previously (but not before 2018)
  • Word limit: 400 words maximum, including background, methods, results and discussion

The judging panel will include oncologists and experts in the field of global cancer care, who will consider the originality and impact of the work on the quality of care for patients with cancer in low-middle income countries.

For further information please contact oncology@rsm.ac.uk

Apply by email

Oncology Section: Sylvia Lawler Prize

Prize

  • First prize for scientific paper: £250
  • First prize for clinical paper: £250
  • First prize for poster presentation: £50 voucher
  • Second prize for poster presentation: £50 voucher

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

All scientists and clinicians in training.

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on the topic: Young people with cancer.

Applicants can submit a scientific paper or a basic scientific research project. The abstract should include, but is not limited to, audit data, imaging studies and outcomes of surgical procedures. Translational studies, such as genomic studies of clinical samples, should be included if you are applying for the basic/translational science prize.

The top six shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their paper at an oncology meeting in front of a panel of judges, where the top two applicants will be awarded the Sylvia Lawler Prize.

High quality abstracts not selected to present will be invited to give a poster presentation at the meeting.

Apply for clinical paper here

Apply for scientific paper here

Submission closed

Oncology Section: The Vanessa Moss Prize

Prize 

  • Winner of best abstract - £250 and invited for oral presentation; Top 10 abstracts – poster presentation

Submission deadline

Friday 2 August 2018 

Open to

Any scientist or healthcare professional working in the field of global cancer control, and open to HICs and LMICs. 

Application guidelines

Submit an abstract of 400 words maximum, including background, methods, results and discussion. The abstract should be on collaborative research/service delivery in which the applicant has been significantly involved, in global cancer control, focusing on LMICs as defined by the world bank group. The project may be clinical or scientific and the work may have been published previously (but not before 2018). 

Submissions open to HICs and LMICs. Judging panel will include oncologists and experts in the field of global cancer care who will consider the originality and the impact of the research on the quality of care for patients with cancer in LMICs, within the context of the resources available to the host institution.

The winner must agree to attend the conference.

For further information please contact oncology@rsm.ac.uk

Apply here

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

President

Professor Michael Seckl

President-Elect

Christopher Nutting