Cancer Outcomes Conference 2012

The Cancer Outcomes Conference took place on 14th and 15th June 2012 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

See the full Cancer Outcomes Conference final programme

See the conference posters

The 2013 conference will take place on the 13th and 14th June. 

Conference presentations

To download the presentation, click on the session title. If the title does not have a link, it is because the presentation is unavailable. 

Day one – 14th June

The evolution of national cancer intelligence

AM Parallel sessions

Early diagnosis, screening and prevention

  • Chairs introduction - Sara Hiom, Director of information, Cancer Research UK
  • Routes to diagnosis: the importance of emergency presentations - Dr Sean McPhail, National Cancer Intelligence Network
  • Monitoring emergency presentations using Admitted Patient Care data - Jon Shelton, National Cancer Intelligence Network
  • Public attitudes and cancer beliefs in Norther Ireland: a study of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership - Dr Anna Gavin, Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Queens University Belfast

Patient experience and reported outcomes


Cancer Audit

Using clinical information to improve services and outcomes

PM Parallel sessions


Access to medicines

Less Common Cancers

Information for the public

Supporting commissioning

Day two – 15th June

Supporting research

AM Parallel sessions

Health economics

International focus

Co-morbidity and risk adjustment

Recurrence and late effects

PM Parallel sessions

Data visualisation

Primary care


Ethics and Consent

  • Chair's introduction - Dr Mark Taylor, Deputy Chair, Ethics & Confidentiality Committee
  • Protecting data - Tariq Malik, Information Governance Lead, UK Association of Cancer Registries
  • Whose data is it anyway? - Dr Jem Rashbass, National Director for Registry Modernisation, National Cancer Intelligence Network
  • Discussion

Future opportunities for national cancer intelligence - The Brian Cottier session