Clinical oncology 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.

 

 

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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 This document has been archived as per the decision of the Clinical Oncology Professional Support and Standards Board on 11 May 2017.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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Archive
This document has been withdrawn following a decision by the Radiotherapy Board on 11 July 2019.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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Archive
This document was replaced by a second edition in 2018
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Cancer patients in crisis: responding to urgent needs - 2012

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Current
This is the report of a working party established to review the experiences of patients with cancer who become acutely unwell looking at how both patient experience and the outcome of care might be improved.
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Quality assurance practice guidelines for transperineal LDR permanent seed brachytherapy of prostate cancer - BFCO(12)4

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For information only
The objective of these guidelines is to provide advice to centres on how to conduct high-quality LDR prostate brachytherapy and to provide a template for quality assurance audits.
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The role and development of afterloading brachytherapy services in the United Kingdom - BFCO(12)3

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For information only
Please note that this document is available for information only following a decision at the Clinical Oncology Professional Support and Standards Board meeting. You may wish to refer to ICRU/GEC-ESTRO recommendations for Prescribing, Recording and Reporting Brachytherapy for Cancer of the Cervix: https://icru.org/content/reports/prescribing-recording-and-reporting-brachytherapy-for-cancer-of-the-cervix-report-no-89
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Guide to job planning in clinical oncology, Second edition - BFCO(12)2

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Archive
This publication has been withdrawn and is superseded by Guide to job planning in clinical oncology, third edition
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Sources of advice to members and Fellows who are subject to litigation - RCR(12)1

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Archive
This position statement provides guidance on where doctors facing litigation can find help, support and useful resources.
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Process for reviews in clinical oncology services - BFCO(12)1

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Current
This document outlines the Clinical Oncology Faculty's agreed process and procedures for service reviews in clinical oncology.
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Providing expert advice to the court: guidance for members and Fellows, Second edition - RCR(11)4

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Archive
Fellows and members should contact their medical defence organisations for up to date advice in this area or contact the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (http://fflm.ac.uk)

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