July 2021

ISOPP Members, the eighty-fifth issue of the Virtual Journal Club (VJC) is available on the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) website. To access it, visit the https://www.isopp.org/isopp-education-resources/virtual-journal-club-surveys 


ISOPP Members, the ISOPP quarterly Newsletter was distributed to your inbox today. Read about updates and other important news from ISOPP and members around the world!


During ISOPP’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) two months ago, I shared two of ISOPP’s strategies in navigating the pandemic, namely, advancing cancer care globally through projects and collaborations, and preparing for the return of in-person meetings. 


https://journals.sagepub.com/Vancouver, BC (July 8, 2021) – The International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) is pleased to announce the publication of its “Position Statement: Role of the oncology pharmacy team in cancer care” in the Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice (JOPP).


AstraZeneca has developed a scientific exchange forum for clinical pharmacists across the Gulf, through an initiative that aims to educate pharmacists on oncology recent trends and international standards, and ISOPP has been invited to participate. 


The Saudi Oncology Pharmacy Assembly (SOPA) is hosting ISOPP’s first ever Saudi Arabia Regional Oncology Pharmacy Conference, scheduled to take place on November 4-6, 2021 as a hybrid event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


During ISOPP’s 2021 Virtual Symposium, participants competed to see who could collect the most points by answering ISOPP trivia questions, engaging with other participants, attending sessions, and completing other activities.


Each year during the membership renewal period, members graciously donate monies so that fellow oncology pharmacy practitioners, who might otherwise not be able to join ISOPP, are afforded the opportunity. This year, ISOPP received 20 requests and of these requests, 11 healthcare professionals who care about advancing cancer care will become members.