Cancer Treatments: an introduction

When Jun 27, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:25 PM
Where Manchester
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This is a one day course presented by David O’Halloran that will enable you to develop a broad understanding of cancer treatment options, their potential side effects and the complex terminology used. The sessions are supplemented by quizzes to aid understanding and group interactive question and answer sessions to keep everyone engaged. This course will be beneficial to those who attended the Introduction to Cancer Study Day.

 

Topics Covered

  • The role of Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy and Targeted therapies in the treatment of cancer
  • The biology underpinning cancer and its treatment
  • The role of Oncogenes, Tumour Suppressor Genes and DNA repair genes in the formation of cancer and how are understanding helps formulate our treatment options
  • The Hallmarks of Cancer
  • Common terminology associated with radiotherapy, chemotherapy and Targeted therapies
  • The side effects of treatment associated with these cancer treatments

 

Target audience

This course will be beneficial to those who attended the Introduction to Cancer Study Day alongside

anyone working with cancer information and data in all formats

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