Biological Basis of Cancer Therapy: Medical Physics (FRCR 1)

The 5 day physics teaching programme is delivered by pre-recorded lecturer sessions and is now available to those candidates who register via Eventbrite. Links to the recordings will be available to all registrants and will be accessible until 28 February 2023 in line with the RCR FRCR 1 examinations.

If you have any questions following review of the pre-recordings, please email who will pass this onto the relevant physics lecturer to respond.

The course covers FRCR part 1 examinations as part of the RCR syllabus.

  • Radiation
  • Linear accelerators
  • Radiation dose measurement
  • Radioactive isotopes
  • Radiation safety
  • Treatment planning
  • IMRT and stereotactictherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Verification
  • Teletherapy physics

The teaching is designed for trainee medical and clinical oncologists and incorporates the FRCR part 1 syllabus including candidates for the Royal College FRCR part 1 examinations.

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Last updated: August 2022