Clinical oncology examinations

The RCR sets and offers the FRCR examinations in clinical oncology. 

A range of information regarding the First FRCR, Final FRCR (Part A) and Final FRCR (Part B) examinations, including entry requirements, fees, examination formats, venues and results publication can be found in this section.

Before you apply for an examination 

Important update regarding applications for autumn/winter 2022 exam sittings

Please read our instructions on how to prepare before you apply for an examination. To help your application go smoothly, make sure you have registered in advance for an RCR account and have an RCR number.

If you can’t remember your login details, use the forgotten password or forgotten email links or  for support. Do not create another account.

COVID-19 and RCR examinations

  • If you feel unwell or display COVID-19 symptoms do not attend the examination. 
  • Please read our examination updates timeline addressing all the changes made on all our FRCR examinations from 2020 until our current date.


Please direct any examinations queries to  or 020 7406 5905

Exam candidates
RCR to launch new exam hub

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is excited to launch its new exam hub in October 2022, with an innovative user-led booking system making the process for booking exams easier and quicker for candidates.

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FRCR Part 1 (Oncology) - CO1

Information about the First FRCR Examination

FRCR Part 2A (Oncology) - CO2A

Information about the FRCR Part 2A (Oncology) exam

FRCR Part 2B (Oncology) - CO2B

Information about the FRCR Part 2B (Oncology) exam 

How to prepare before you apply

Important instructions to help your application go smoothly

Joint final examinations

Information about joint examinations in Hong Kong

Examination results and pass rates

Results and pass rates of all clinical oncology examinations will be published here when available

Examination policies

Important information for all examination candidates

Examination resources

Resources for clinical oncology examination candidates