Publications

The RCR produces a range of publications including standards for the delivery of high-quality oncology services, guidance on good practice and workforce reports. Electronic copies of the majority of our publications are available to download free of charge, some can also be purchased online. 

Publications are reviewed regularly by the Clinical Oncology Professional Support and Standards Board to ensure that they remain relevant and up to date.

If you need further help please contact us by emailing: publications@rcr.ac.uk

Please see our page on ordering a publication for information on how to place your order off-line.

 

 

Clinical Oncology Publications

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Clinical oncology – the future shape of the specialty - BFCO(14)4

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This documents addresses the current scope of practice for clinical oncology and the ways in which the service is currently delivered and how these are expected to change over the next ten years.
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Clinical oncology workforce: the case for expansion - BFCO(14)5

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An analysis of current and anticipated patterns of practice and workload for clinical oncology departments, and current workforce, to support the case for expansion in the clinical oncology workforce.
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Clinical Oncology UK Workforce Census Report 2013 - BFC0(14)3

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The RCR workforce census provides robust data on consultant numbers and work patterns which are used to provide evidence to national commissioning bodies.
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Molecular radiotherapy: guidance for clinicians - BFCO(14)2

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Archive
This document outlines the responsibilities of the clinicians involved in the delivery of radionuclide therapy across a range of clinical indications.
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Continuing professional development (CPD) scheme, Third edition - RCR(14)3

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This updated document includes a number of changes from the previous version, taking into account the introduction of revalidation in December 2012.
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Interventional oncology: guidance for service delivery - RCR(13)2

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Archive
This guidance has been superseded by Interventional oncology: guidance for service delivery, second edition, available at: www.rcr.ac.uk/publication/interventional-oncology-guidance-service-delivery-second-edition.
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Clinical Oncology UK Workforce Report 2012 - BFCO(13)4

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The data derived from the work force census is used to inform workforce planning and shared with organisationa with a legitimate interest in medical workforce planning.
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Meningioma as a late effect of cancer treatment - BFCO(13)2

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Archive
This guidance reviews the late effects of cancer treatment from which survivors of childhood cancer are at particular risk. This document has been archived as per the decision of the Clinical Oncology Professional Support and Standards Board on 11 May 2017.
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Guidance on the management and governance of additional radiotherapy capacity - BFCO(13)1

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This document has been withdrawn following a decision by the Radiotherapy Board on 11 July 2019.
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Good practice guide for paediatric radiotherapy - BFCO(12)5

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This document was replaced by a second edition in 2018

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