Cancer Therapy and Management

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

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. 


20 credits

Module attendance required

2 block weeks

Module Dates

Week 1 - 20-24 April 2020
Week 2 - 1-3 June 2020


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.

Fee if taken as a stand alone course


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

For further information please contact: 

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

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