Biological Basis of Cancer Therapy Part B: Radiobiology and Medical Statistics (FRCR 1)

Recorded lectures that took place on Monday 6 February 2023 to Friday 10 February 2023 - available until 30 September 2023

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 and 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.

The Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 February videos cover radiobiology, and the Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February videos cover medical statistics.

Low-to-Middle-Income Country (LMIC) course fees are offered at a 50% reduction. Countries eligible for LMIC reduced rate can be found on The World Bank website. Countries listed under the headings "Low-Income Economies" and Lower-Middle-Income Economies" will be considered.  

If you are currently living in an LMIC, please email attaching proof of employment from your current hospital/institute before booking and completing registration on Eventbrite.

This is a Royal College Accredited Training Course for clinical and medical oncology specialist registrars.

  • Bed calculations
  • Translational radiobiology
  • Tissue radiobiology
  • Chemistry of radiobiology
  • Cell survival
  • DNA damage and repair
  • Radiobiology exam practice
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Survival analysis
  • Exam practice

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

The lectures and exam practise sessions will be available to registered candidates until September 2023 in line with the RCR FRCR 1 Spring and Autumn examinations.

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Last updated: May 2023