Introduction to Cancer

When Jun 14, 2017 09:30 AM to Jun 15, 2017 04:25 PM
Where Manchester
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This is a two day course by David O’Halloran which presents a basic understanding of cancer.  Through a series of presentations, the speaker describes how cancer develops, the commonest types of cancer, cancer detection and treatment modalities. The sessions are supplemented by quizzes to aid understanding and group interactive question and answer sessions to keep everyone engaged


Topics Covered

- Introduction to cells, tissues and cancer

- Classification of cancer

- The spread of cancer

- Overview of treatment options

- Female reproductive system & tumours (including breast)

- Oral cavity, large intestine oncology, testicular and prostate cancer

- Circulatory system and related oncology

- Respiratory system & tumours


 Target audience

This two day course is specifically designed for staff new to oncology. Suitable for research, admin support, industry, CTU, hospice and any other staff groups who require an overview and understanding of the anatomy, biology and treatments of cancer. 

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