BBCT Part A: Molecular Biology, Chemotherapy & Pharmacology

Mon Nov 06 2023 at 09:00 am to Fri Nov 10 2023 at 05:30 pm

The Christie School of Oncology | Manchester

Biological Basis of Cancer Therapy
Publisher/HostBiological Basis of Cancer Therapy
BBCT Part A: Molecular Biology, Chemotherapy & Pharmacology
Part A: Molecular Biology, Chemotherapy & Pharmacology (incorporating RCR FRCR 1 syllabus)
Monday 6 - Friday 10th November
About this Event

The Cancer Studies Research Group based at The Christie School of Oncology & 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 & immunotherapy and Thursday and Friday will cover pharmacology and chemotherapy.

Low-to-Middle-Income Country (LMIC) course fees are offered at a 50% reduction.  Countries eligible for LMIC reduced rate can be found here.  Countries listed under the headings "Low-Income Economies" and Lower-Middle-Income Economies" will be considered.  If you are currently domicile in an LMIC please email [email protected] attaching proof of employment from your current hospital/institute before booking and completing registration on Eventbrite.

Target Audience

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.

Topics covered

Pharmacology & drug toxicity



Immunotherapy & vaccines

Cancer genetics


Clinical pharmacology

High dose chemotherapy

Exam practice sessions

Chemotherapy principles & drug resistance


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

Teaching method

Due to the ongoing uncertainty around the pandemic, this 5-day teaching programme will run over live streamed zoom.  Zoom link details will be emailed to all candidates upon Eventbrite registration. The lecture and exam practice sessions will be recorded and link to the recordings available to registered candidates until end of September 2023 in line with the RCR FRCR 1 Spring and Autumn 2023 examinations


£700 (Full week course 6-10 November 2023)

£420 (Mon 6- Wed 8 Nov 2023 (Molecular Biology)

£280 (Thurs 9 - Fri 10 Nov 2023 (Pharmacology, Chemotherapy)

£150 (Attendance per day - please specify dates on Eventbrite registration)

Please note that the above prices do not include card processing fees if you book online


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Christie School of Oncology, Education Centre (Dept 17), Manchester, United Kingdom


GBP 150.00 to GBP 700.00

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