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Introduction to Oncology and Cancer Treatment

4-5 Oct 2017 London, UK Price: GBP 2,880 (+VAT/Taxes)

Registration for this oncology course recommended by: Friday 1st September 2017

What is Introduction to Oncology and Its Treatment

Introduction to Oncology and Its Treatment is a two-day, rapid and progressive face-to-face training programme. Led by specialist physicians delegates are provided with a comprehensive overview of Oncology. This course equips attendees with the knowledge to discuss Oncology and its treatment confidently and credibly. Delegates attending this course benefit from an introductory overview of the terminology and classification of cancer and the principle issues in its treatment. The issues of oncology clinical trials will be discussed. Commonly available anti-cancer drugs are reviewed with emphasis on mode of action, dose intensity and chemotherapy regimes. Immunotherapies will be given particular focus. The course is led by respected clinical experts who will discuss overall patient presentation, management, diagnosis and staging of a range of major tumours. Group discussion and question and answer sessions are integral to the course. This oncology programme is aimed specifically at the pharmaceutical, medical technology and biotechnology and associated healthcare industries.

What will I learn from this oncology course?

This oncology course will include:

  • A review of the commonly available anti-cancer drugs with emphasis on mode of action, dose intensity and chemotherapy regimes. Immunotherapies are given particular focus
  • Detailed consideration of major tumour types: breast, lung, colorectal, ovarian, skin cancer, upper gastrointestinal (GI) and prostate cancer. Each session is presented by clinicians active in these areas and focus on overall patient presentation and management, cancer diagnosis and staging. Following each session our experts will lead delegates in interactive group discussion on the key issues relating to effective management of each tumour type
  • New drug development and identification of new pharmacological targets of particular interest and value.

Topics included in this oncology course:

  • Cancer: Terminology and classification
  • Clinical trial issues in oncology
  • Introduction to anti-cancer drugs and side-effects
  • New developments in cancer therapy
  • Introduction to the major tumour types: breast, lung, colorectal, ovarian, skin cancer, upper gastrointestinal (GI) and prostate cancer
  • Clinical trial issues in oncology

oncology course

Faculty includes:
Dr David Chao,Consultant in Medical Oncology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
Dr Ferry Eskens, Medical Oncologist, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Professor Jonathan Ledermann, Professor of Medical Oncology, Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre, University College London, UK
Dr Marianne Nicolson, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK

Is this oncology course for me?

This oncology and chemotherapy training is ideal for clinical research, medical information, regulatory affairs, biometrics and strategic marketing personnel.

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