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This week: Science, managing cancers and survivorship.

Science, managing cancers and survivorship.
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Welcome back!

This week on the course we will be exploring:

  • The science behind radiation therapy
  • How radiation therapy is delivered through cutting edge technology
  • Treating specific cancers including prostate and head and neck cancer
  • Meeting more members of the multidisciplinary team including a radiobiologist and a medical physicist
  • Post treatment and follow up care

Thanks for all your comments last week, and we look forward to hearing your thoughts this week again.

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