CRUK Early Diagnosis Research – Virtual Events

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Future Events

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The Early Diagnosis Virtual Events Team 

Cancer Research UK Early Diagnosis Research Conferences hosted by our Strategic Evidence team (formerly Early Diagnosis team) have run every two years since 2011 and are highly valued within our thriving and engaging early diagnosis community. Whilst the circumstances over the past few years prevented us from being physically together, we were impressed with the sense of continued collaboration and commitment to pressing on with this important work during these difficult times. The silver lining is that virtually we were able to engage with the wider Early Diagnosis community across the world.

We created engaging and impactful opportunities for people to come together and immerse themselves in topics key to the early diagnosis agenda and identified important opportunities for translating findings into policy and practice.

Delegates have previously found the series ‘informative’ and ‘interesting’ to hear about ‘different perspectives of other colleagues around the table and the work they are involved in.’

‘One of the best virtual events I have attended since the start of the pandemic. Breaking the sessions over a series of weeks rather than trying to do in 1-3 days back-to-back is so helpful to maintain interest and for diary planning. Well done!’

Frequently asked questions

You should receive a Microsoft Teams Live link to the event one week before the event. If you have not received this, please contact the Early Diagnosis Virtual Events Team at

As soon as the programme is confirmed it will be made available on our webpage. Our webpage is continuously updated so you keep your eyes peeled. You can also follow our twitter account @CRUKHCP to get regular updates about upcoming events. 

Yes, on Microsoft Teams Live you will be able to submit questions to the speakers via the Q & A box and we will try and get as many questions answered as possible during the Q & A sessions, however on Microsoft Teams Live the delegates will not be able to use the microphone to ask the speakers questions directly. 

Before joining the session:

Have a look at our technical guide on how to access a Microsoft Teams Live event 

Joining the session:  

You will receive an e-mail inviting you to the session one week before the event. (Each event will have its own link). Have a look at our technical guide on how to join a Microsoft Teams Live event. 

If you are having technical problems, here are some possible solutions: 

  1. Make sure you are connected to the internet or move nearer to your Wi-Fi router if your connection has dropped. 
  1. Try leaving the session and re-joining. 
  1. If you can’t hear anything try un-plugging and re-plugging your headphones. 
  1. Refer to the technical guide to check you have the correct settings for Microsoft Teams Live.  
  1. If you are unable to access the live event due to technical issues, please email the team at and we will send you the recording of the session after the event. 

The events will be recorded and be available to access using the same link as the event and will be available for 180 days after the event. 

Yes, you will need to be registered as on demand recordings will be accessed through the link to the event.  

After each event you will receive a Summary of the event, the link to the recording and a link to the feedback form which we encourage you to complete to help us improve our events in the future. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Early Diagnosis Virtual Events Team at