Thinking about a career in clinical oncology?

Clinical oncology is a growing and richly rewarding area of medicine. This part of the website is designed to give you an insight into the specialty and what a career within it might entail, as well as some top tips for wherever you are in your journey to becoming a clinical oncologist. It might be useful if: you're at school and are starting to think about your career within medicine; you're already an undergraduate and would like to explore your special interests a little further, or you're a foundation or core medical trainee and you're looking for your next step. Alternatively, you might just be interested in learning a little more about clinical oncology! 

Do you want to know about clinical oncology training?

In two videos clinical oncology trainees talk about their experiences.Watch the videos »

Do you want to know more about radiotherapy?

Watch this video from the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.Watch the video »

Find out what motivated the RCR's top female clinical oncologists and why they love their chosen career

To celebrate International Women's Day 2018, Dr Jeanette Dickson, and Dr France Yuille, reveal their experiences of becoming specialists, and give words of encouragement to young women considering careers in clinical oncology. 


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