This section provides information about each of the clinical Cancer Alliance Groups (CAGs) within the Thames Valley Cancer Alliance. These groups are dedicated to improving services for a specific cancer or tumour type so that patients with cancer have the best possible outcomes and quality of life.
Each group comprises patient representatives, members of multi-disciplinary teams and other healthcare staff from across the Thames Valley who are involved in the care and treatment of a particular cancer type. The purpose of the groups is to ensure cancer services across Thames Valley are delivered and monitored utilising consistent and appropriate clinical protocols and guidelines, in accordance with Implementing Improving Outcomes Guidance and Peer Review. All the groups are accountable to the Cancer Steering Group. The governance and accountability arrangements are summarised on the diagram below:
The main objectives of the groups are:
The upcoming CAG meetings are as follows:
|Colorectal||31/10/18||10:00-12:00||Magdalen Centre, Oxford Science Park, OX4 4GA|
|Children’s||09/11/18||14:30-17:00||Postgraduate Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital|
|Pharmacy||12/11/18||04:30-12:00||Boardroom, 1st Floor, Main Building, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre|
|Chemotherapy||14/11/18||14:00-16:00||Magdalen Centre, Oxford Science Park, OX4 4GA|
|Urology||22/11/18||10:00-12:00||Magdalen Centre, Oxford Science Park, OX4 4GA|
|Head and Neck||23/11/18||09:30-11:00||Oral Surgery Meeting Room Great, Western Hopsital, Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 6BB|
|Radiotherapy||10/12/18||10:00-12:00||The Oxford Science Park, Magdalen Centre, Robert Robinson Ave, Oxford OX4 4GA|
|Skin||30/01/19||09:30-11:30||The Oxford Science Park, Magdalen Centre, Robert Robinson Ave, Oxford OX4 4GA|
|Acute Oncology||14/02/19||10:00-12:00||The Oxford Science Park, Magdalen Centre, Robert Robinson Ave, Oxford OX4 4GA|
Please click on a cancer type listed on the right for further information.