Introduction to Oncology and Chemotherapy

Venue: San Diego

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 29, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 30, 2008
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Delegates attending this course will benefit from an introductory overview of the terminology and
classification of cancer and the principle issues in its treatment. Commonly available anti-cancer drugs will be reviewed with emphasis on mode of action, dose intensity and chemotherapy regimes. The range of side effects of chemotherapy treatment – both common and uncommon – will be studied in detail. Quality of life issues in terms of overall assessment and result interpretation will also be discussed.