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Delivery method


Length of module

5 days



Academic credits and level

15 credits at level 6 or 7

Entry requirements

Applicants should currently be caring for patients with cancer

Course summary

An estimated two million people in the UK are living with or beyond cancer with numbers increasing annually.

This module will explore the impact on the individual of living with cancer, providing students with strategies to facilitate patients’ active participation in their own health care needs. It will draw on the experience of people living with other life-limiting conditions, to explore the personal and organisational factors that impact on the management of people living with cancer.

Interesting and thought provoking course. Different lecture styles compared to other modules at other universities.

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Cancer as a Long Term Condition | The Royal Marsden School
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