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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 working in a setting caring for patients with cancer

Course summary

Do you want to understand the implications of advances in cancer care and the biology underpinning them? This module will give you a comprehensive understanding of advances across cancer care, and what this means for your patients and practice.  

This module will develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the biological, psychological and social sciences that underpin the management of cancer. Learners will explore current interventions in diagnosis, treatment and supportive care and the impact of these on the lives of patients and their families. They will also examine advances in cancer practice and the implications of these for future service development.

This module helped me to understand where we are currently are in terms of cancer care and where the development for the future is heading.

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Sciences of Cancer Care | The Royal Marsden School
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