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Collaboration in Cancer

Friday 12 July 2024, 9am to 5pm BST

This one-day symposium is structured around real patients with cancer, highlighting their overall journey and their interactions with healthcare professionals. The topic for this year’s conference is colorectal cancer. The session will draw from the expertise of various specialists in the multidisciplinary team, facilitating open and interactive discussions regarding their roles.

What to expect

Intended audience

Aimed at undergraduate students from any healthcare specialty, with an interest in cancer.


The symposium is free to attend.

Poster submissions

Submissions are welcome on the subject of oncology (please see submission guidelines below).

To register your interest for this event, you will need to complete a short application form as places are limited. Click the booking link below to complete the application and sign up for the event.

Sign up for the collaboration in cancer event on Eventbrite today

Collaboration In Cancer – An Interprofessional Undergraduate Student Symposium

Event date: 12 July 2024

Guidance for poster submissions in the categories:

  1. Project-based
  2. Educational
  3. Audit or QI-based

Abstracts should be saved with your full name and event as the name of the document e.g. ‘John Smith. Collaboration in Cancer; Abstract’ and emailed to by 5pm on 21 June 2024  with the cover submission form attached.

  • Please refer to the below submission form template when completing your abstract (250 words max)
  • Upon submission, all successful abstracts will be contacted and asked to submit an A4 PDF poster.
  • You may be selected for a brief oral presentation. If you would not be happy to give an oral presentation, please highlight this on the submission form.
  • A gift voucher will be awarded to the top poster, which will be revealed live at the event.

Due to the virtual nature of the event, posters must be saved in PDF format and submitted electronically. They will form part of an “e-gallery” for delegates to access. All posters must clearly display the applicants’ full name and a relevant contact email address to facilitate any communication after the event.


I will NOT be able to give an oral presentation for my abstract                                

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Any further questions please contact or 0161 918 7409.

Last updated: May 2024