Ecancer and succinct medical communications announce strategic events partnership

Written on Monday 1st December 2014

This collaboration offers pharmaceutical companies the opportunity to tap into the wealth of expertise provided by both organisations. It’s a ‘one-stop shop for excellent educational events’, offering KOL / speaker management, content development, logistical planning, event hosting, innovation, creativity and digital dissemination to the wider oncology community who are unable to attend.

Prof Gordon McVie, founder of ecancer comments, ”Busy medical professionals want the freedom and flexibility to participate in live educational events as well as watch online when and where they want; we are about providing extra value to an event through innovation and interaction, and giving it wider dissemination and more impact at no cost to the oncologist. We are excited to be able to extend our considerable activities to include live educational events and I can think of no better partner than Succinct to help us deliver these programmes for our pharma sponsors”.

Sean McGrath, Chairman of Succinct adds, ”Having a 20-year history of working in oncology medical communications, we have been an admirer of the ecancer brand, along with its scientific credibility and impressive dissemination abilities since its inception. We are delighted to be announcing this collaboration today – I am convinced that the partnership will be extremely effective and attractive to our pharmaceutical partners, as well as the healthcare professional oncology community”.

About ecancer:

ecancer was founded in 2007 by Professors Umberto Veronesi and Gordon McVie for oncology professionals. The not-for-profit channel is dedicated to improving cancer communication and education with the goal of optimising patient care and outcomes. ecancer has 40,000 visitors every month and 10,500 registered members of the ecancer club. ecancer videos have recently been viewed over 10 million times since launch. ecancer has an English and Spanish language version and works around the world. ecancer is published by Cancer Intelligence Ltd.

More information about ecancer is available at

If you would like to know more please contact Susi Burke on or + 44 (0)117 942 1855

About Succinct Medical Communications:

Succinct Medical Communications is a full-service medical communications agency that provides medical communications support, including strategic consultancy; publications planning and execution; KOL development; and educational meetings of all shapes and sizes. Succinct is a recognised leader in the field of oncology communications and also has in-depth experience in many other specialist therapy areas.

Led by a team with over 200 years' of combined industry experience in the oncology arena, Succinct works with almost all of the top-20 pharmaceutical companies and is a respected partner for many prestigious professional healthcare organisations.

Established in 2000, and now part of the OPEN Health network of agencies, Succinct currently has approximately 50 staff in three offices, all of whom maintain the same high standards of service and delivery. Succinct also has access to 25 global offices and expertise in allied industries (e.g. advertising, PR and market research) through the parent companies, OPEN Health and Chime Communications plc.

More information about Succinct is available at

If you would like to know more, please contact Sean McGrath on or +44 1628 897900