Our Vision

Transforming cancer services to deliver better outcomes for patients in the East of England

Our Research Advisory Board 

Working in partnership with the Eastern Clinical Research Network, the Eastern Academic Health Science Network, UCL Academic Health Science Partnership, and academic institutions the East of England Cancer Research Advisory Board provides a focus on the available cancer research opportunities for patients, researchers, clinicians and organisations across the Alliance footprint.  

Chair: To be appointed 
Upcoming Events:

Genetic Revolution

Some types of cancer may be inherited (mainly breast, ovarian, colorectal and prostate cancer). Certain genes may be faulty or be variants that may cause an increased risk of cancer for family members. DNA testing is currently available for some cancers, as research develops widespread testing will become a normal screening test.

To read more Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer’s report looks at how genomics can improve health and prevent ill-health.

Chief Medical Officer Annual Report 2016: Generation Genome: published 4 July 2017

CMO annual report

Shaping excellence in cancer care - prevention and access to high quality cancer services across the East of England