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
Module dates to be confirmed
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
Contact the Programme Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org
This course is available without the assessment/credits if preferred.
For further information please contact:
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3803