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

Students will build on their knowledge and understanding of the biological, psychological and social sciences that underpin the management of cancer. This will include an exploration of current interventions in diagnosis, treatment and supportive care and the impact of these on the lives of individuals and those significant to them. There will also be an opportunity to look at these matters within the wider context of society.

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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