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Course Desription The manifestation, presentation, investigation and management of a range of common solid tumour types (breast, lung, colorectal, gynaecological, gastrointestinal, prostate) will be reviewed. Clinicians active in these areas will examine patient management throughout the process. The context of cancer care will also be reviewed including the epidemiology of cancer and factors affecting treatment choices and prescribers' decision-making. This clinical experience programme combines taught lectures and clinical visits, providing a unique opportunity for delegates to experience, first hand, the assessment and treatment options utilised within the overall management of patients with malignant disease. Open discussions and case presentations form a key element of this programme. Delegates will also have the opportunity to interact with patients in small group sessions. CPD accreditation: Healthcare's programmes are approved by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine for CPD accreditation. Course Content Introduction to oncology and the epidemiology of cancer Overview of available therapies, current chemotherapy and radiotherapy practice Lung, colorectal, breast, upper GI, prostate and gynaecological cancers New therapeutic options in oncology Department visits: radiotherapy and chemotherapy suites, outpatient clinics and radiology department

Course Desription The manifestation, presentation, investigation and management of a range of common solid tumour types (breast, lung, colorectal, gynaecological, gastrointestinal, prostate) will be reviewed. Clinicians active in these areas will examine patient management throughout the process. The context of cancer care will also be reviewed including the epidemiology of cancer and factors...

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