Cancer Chemotherapy Course

A two day meeting for Oncology and Haematology Specialist Registrars,  Specialist Chemotherapy Nurses & Oncology Pharmacists


Friday 15th and Saturday 16th June 2018

College Court Conference Centre and Hotel, Leicester

  What the course offers


  • A programme of lectures delivered by speakers who are experts in their specialty; topics covered include:
    • Immunotherapy,
    • Drug design and drug development,
    • Late effects and survivorship
  • Clinical Pharmacology teaching for the FRCR Part 1 with mock examination
  • Breakout sessions containing topics of particular interest to specialist chemotherapy nurses
    • The problems and pitfalls of Acute Oncology
    • When to stop standard chemotherapy

A CPD accredited course – 12 CPD credits awarded for full attendance in 2017

Download the programme and booking form here. link

Link to online booking with card payment link

Contact for further details

Linda Willis


Phone 0116 258 7597

Testimonials from previous attendees

This has been hugely relevant and predominantly pitched at a level that was appropriate for me” (nurse attendee)


"The exam practice was really helpful”


"What a brilliant course – so well run and organised………….I have definitely learnt things to take back to my trust”


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All the staff and students in the LCRC extend their congratulations to Bethan Rogoyski and Sam Khan for being awarded travel bursaries from UKEMS and Health Education England respectively so they could attend the Cancer Prevention Conference in Germany.

Bethan presented her poster entitled “From Asbestos to Zinc – Can We Prevent Mesothlioma Using Repurposed Drugs?”

Sam presented her work on TBS2017-122-SK - "Targeting Nanog in colorectal tissue explant models for the evaluation of cancer prevention agents"


Congratulations from the LCRC to the following postgraduate students

Dr Panayoti Bachkangi  12th March (PhD)

Dr Sami Mamand  8th Mar (PhD)

Dr Amal Bengreed 2nd Feb (PhD)

Dr Tim Rattay  23rd Jan (PhD)

Dr Callum Rakhitt   19th Jan (PhD)

Dr John Isherwood  18th Jan (MD)

Dr Hanaa Al-Mahmoodi  12th Jan (PhD)


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Details here


New: Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund



Centre Health and Wellbeing Group
Join up for a walk on the park Friday lunchtime - details here.

More information from Jenny McNair

Contact Details

Leicester Cancer Research Centre
Clinical Sciences Building
University of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester LE2 7LX

T: +44 (0) 116 252 3170

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