LHP’s commitment is to align with the NHS’s Long Term Plan, increasing the proportion of early stage cancer diagnosis and to increase cancer survival rates.
In support of the One Liverpool Covid-19 pandemic response, the LHP cancer programme led by Professor Andy Pettitt, is working on the development of a portfolio of emerging cancer/Covid-19 research projects bringing together multidisciplinary teams for biomedical (fundamental, translational, clinical) and psychology/social science based studies.
Please contact Dr Matina Tsalavouta, LHP Cancer Programme Manager, for further information. Matina.Tsalavouta@liverpool.ac.uk
Across Cheshire and Merseyside the Cancer surgeon community already collects the evidence needed to assess the impact of Covid-19 on cancer patients who need surgery. Click here to read more.
We are currently developing with our partners the framework around which we will build our strategy. Cancer research is multi-dimensional and can be categorised by tumour site, healthcare setting, or research theme (e.g. cancer screening, clinical trials etc.). Through discussions with our partners we explore the most appropriate way to structure LHP Cancer Programme Strategy in order to ensure: