Biological Basis of Cancer Therapy Part A

Recorded Lectures BBCT Part A: Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Biology - Live recorded lectures available until September 2023

The lectures and exam practise sessions have been recorded from the live teaching and are now available for viewing.

The Cancer Studies Research Group based at The Christie School of Oncology and Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute play a major role in allowing Specialist Registrars in Clinical & Medical Oncology to fulfil the academic side of their training. This programme is run as a 5-day lecture series and includes examination practice sessions.

Monday to Wednesday will focus on molecular biology and immunotherapy and Thursday and Friday will cover pharmacology and chemotherapy. The lectures and exam practise sessions will be recorded and link to the recordings will be available to registered candidates until September 2023 in line with the RCR FRCR 1 Spring and Autumn examinations.

Sign up for the BBCT Part A: Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Molecular Biology Recordings 2023 on Eventbrite today.

Topics covered

  • Pharmacology and drug toxicity
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Angiogenesis
  • Immunotherapy and vaccines
  • Cancer genetics
  • Apoptosis
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • High dose chemotherapy
  • Exam practice sessions
  • Chemotherapy principles and drug resistance


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

This is a training course for clinical and medical oncology specialist registrars.

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Last updated: July 2023