Short course

Cancer Therapy and Management

Taught by experts in clinical oncology, this five day course you will develop a conceptual knowledge of cytotoxic and novel treatment strategies of cancer and learn to apply this knowledge to the systemic and radiological management of particular cancers.

Start date
22-26 April 2024
5 days
Home - £1352 International - £3182
Postgraduate Microcredential
20 credits

This module will explain the scientific basis on which cytotoxic and novel treatment strategies for cancer have been and are being developed.  An overview of how radiation affects cells and how this is utilised in radiotherapy will also be given. This conceptual knowledge will be integrated with information on the systemic and radiological management of particular cancers and detailed discussions take place on how particular cases might be treated and novel approaches integrated with current best practice. 

Module attendance required

2 block weeks


MCQ examination (1 hour) plus 1000 written assignment

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Dr Jean Assender, Lecturer Cancer Studies and Clinical Oncology Programme Lead, and Dr Emilio Porfiri, Senior Lecturer Cancer Studies and NHS Consultant

Stand Alone Course

This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required.


2:1 degree and clinical experience

Fee if taken as a stand alone course

Contact the Programme Administrator

This course is available without the assessment/credits if preferred.

For further information please contact: 

Programme Administrator
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3803