Courses for doctors

Molecular mechanisms of targeted cancer treatments (1 day)

Description: This course covers a wide range of licensed and experimental cancer treatments, explaining their biological mechanism of action at a molecular and cellular level. It also contains detailed information on mechanisms of drug resistance and discusses the future of personalised cancer medicine.
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Targeted treatments for haematological cancers (1 day)

Description:  This course describes and explains the unique cellular and genetic features of haematological cancers and covers a diverse range of targeted treatments in development for leukaemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. New approaches such as epigenetic modifiers and inhibitors of Bcl-2 and B cell receptor signalling are introduced and the possibility of personalised treatment is discussed.
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Molecular pathology and targeted treatments for breast and ovarian cancer (one day or two half-days)

Description: This course provides a detailed description of the molecular pathology and classification of breast and ovarian cancer, along with information on targeted treatments in use and in development for these cancers.
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Molecular pathology and targeted treatments for non-small cell lung cancer (half-day or full-day)

Description: This course provides a detailed description of the molecular pathology and classification of non-small cell lung cancer, along with information on targeted treatments in use and in development for this disease.

The full-day version of the course contains additional material on small cell lung cancer and immunotherapy approaches for lung cancer.
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Targeted treatments for cancers of the digestive system (1 day or 2 half-days)

Description: This course provides a sweeping overview of targeted treatments for oesophageal, gastric, colon, rectal, pancreatic and liver cancer. The relevant science behind each treatment is explained for a non-scientific, non-specialist audience.
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Targeted treatments for urological cancers (1 day or 2 half-days)

Description: This course provides a description of the faulty genes and proteins that drive prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer. It also provides an overview of targeted treatment approaches for these diseases, such as hormone therapy, immunotherapy, kinase inhibitors and angiogenesis inhibitors. The relevant science behind each treatment is explained for a non-scientific, non-specialist audience.
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