The NCRI Cancer Conference is the UK’s largest forum showcasing the latest advances in cancer research. The Conference provides a platform for researchers, clinicians, people affected by cancer and industry representatives to come together to discuss, present and showcase high-quality research. Informative and interactive educational sessions attract over 1,500 delegates each year and create the ideal setting to establish new collaborations with key stakeholders in cancer research.

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Discover the latest research

We promise to deliver the best cancer research from around the world. Attend the Conference and choose from more than 50 educational sessions, read over 500 abstracts, and network with experts.

Whilst our team work hard to create an exceptional programme for 2018, check out the programme from the 2017 Conference.

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Raise your profile

Want to raise your profile in the cancer research community? At the NCRI Cancer Conference there are a number of opportunities for you to target a multidisciplinary audience of oncology professionals.

Choose from a wide range of sponsorship and exhibition packages to demonstrate your commitment to cancer research in the UK.

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Share your findings

Submit an abstract at the NCRI Cancer Conference to showcase your research to over 1,500 delegates, receive feedback from your peers and gain recognition in the cancer research community.

Abstract submission for 2018 will open on Monday 9th the meantime browse and search abstracts from previous Conferences.

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Conference testimonials

“All the speakers were very good presenters and were very engaging to all the backgrounds that were attending – the talks were very accessible regardless of background or prior knowledge.”

“There was a great selection of sessions running parallel to one another, so there was plenty of choice for what to attend.”


“Good opportunity to catch up/network with colleagues”

“Fantastic opportunity to help build my knowledge and understanding to better support my role as an NCRI Consumer.”

“The NCRI conference gives a great overview of cancer research in the UK, and worldwide – covering everything from basic science to clinical trials. Every year there will be at least one or two sessions highly relevant to my own work, plus many others that enlighten on developments in very different areas.”

“Attending the conference always gives me good update about progress in cancer treatment and further directions in current research”

“Best way to keep abreast of the broad spectrum of research and by far the best networking opportunities. It is also a chance to meet some extremely well-informed and enthusiastic patient representatives.”