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An Introduction to Cancer: Anatomy, Biology and Treatments

The Christie School of Oncology

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 at 09:00 - Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 16:00 (BST)

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Course Outline:

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.

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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

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course delegates will understand:
- Why cancer can be found in any places in the body
- Why knowledge of different cell types helps identify where certain cancers are more likely
- Why cancer has the ability to move and grow away from the primary site of origin
- The methods of spread such as local invasion, lymphatic and blood spread, seeding &
transcoelomic spread
- How disease progression will influence pain management
- How tumours can be classified with specific consideration of staging and grading systems
- Likely treatment options for a patient with cancer
- Anatomy and oncology related specific tumour sites

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.
This course is also suitable for those who have already attended the one day treatments course by David O’Halloran. This course evaluates to a consistently excellent standard.

Fees:

£350 (Non-NHS)

£200 (NHS)

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ (PARKING)

Car parking is very limited at the hospital so please make alternative arrangements where possible. We do have a park and ride service from Christie Fields, M21 7QS that you are able to use. 

Booking Terms & Conditions:

 

1.     Your place will only be confirmed once The Christie receives payment or the production of an official purchase order to confirm that your trust are willing to pay your delegate fees

 

2.     Once your place is confirmed, you will be sent a confirmation email informing you of your place. Bearing this in mind, please write legibly on your booking form and ensure that your email address is correct

 

3.     Joining instructions, including directions to the venue, will be posted to you two to four weeks before the course commences. This will contain details of how to get to The Christie and an up to date agenda.

 

4.     If you are applying for an early bird discount, please make sure that your payment arrives before 1500 on the day the offer ends to ensure that you are charged correctly

 

5.     Payment should be made before the course commences. If this does not occur, we reserve the right to cancel a booking in the case of non-receipt of payment prior to the day of course

 

6.     If another member of your organisation is processing your application, please ensure that your booking form (or a copy of it) is sent to the event production team in order to provisionally book a place

 

7.     In the event of a cancellation, you or your employer will be charged the full fee if you do not inform the course organisers at least 5 working days before the event

 

8.     There will be an administrative charge of £30 for all cancellations unless a replacement delegate is identified

 

9.     It is the responsibility of the representative booking the training course(s) to ensure that the event organisers are informed of any special dietary or access requirements

 

10.  A list of nearby accommodation can be found via the following link

http://bit.ly/2hOQL4r

 

11.  Speaker presentations will not be distributed on the day but delegates will be given a handbook containing information covered in the presentations. With this in mind, you are recommended to bring your own writing materials in order to take notes.

 

Further Information:

Please email education.events@christie.nhs.uk or call 0161 918 7409.


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Education Centre (Dept 17)
The Christie
Wilmslow Road
M20 4BX Manchester
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 at 09:00 - Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 16:00 (BST)


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