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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The effects of cancer treatment on reproductive functions. Guidance on management - 2008

Status: 
Current
Guidance on the management of gonadal toxicity resuting from cancer treatment.
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Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR(ME)R) 2000. Advice to Fellows and members of The Royal College of Radiologists - RCR(07)2

Status: 
Archive
The Royal College of Radiologists' revised guidance on indemnity cover.
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The Retention and Destruction of NHS and Private Patient Records: Updated Advice - BFC0(06)2

Status: 
Archive
For current advice on retention of oncology records please go to the CO Faculty’s position statement (https://www.rcr.ac.uk/posts/statement-retention-oncology-records) and the Records Management Code of Practice for Health and Social Care 2016 (https://digital.nhs.uk/article/1202/Records-Management-Code-of-Practice-for-Health-and-Social-Care-2016), produced for the Department of Health by the Information Governance Alliance
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Radiotherapy Dose-Fractionation - BFCO(06)1

Status: 
Archive
This publication has been withdrawn and replaced by Radiotherapy dose fractionation, second edition
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Equipment, Workload and Staffing for Radiotherapy in Scotland 1997–2003 - BFCO(05)1

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For information only
This survey complements previous surveys conducted by The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) in 1992 and 1997, and the UK-wide survey of 2003.
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Equipment, Workload & Staffing for Radiotherapy in UK 1997-2002 - BFCO(03)3

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For information only
This survey complements those conducted in 1992 and 1997 and found that investment in machines and staff had not been sufficient to keep up with demand.
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Radionuclide Therapy: Guidance for Clinicians. Report from the Intercollegiate Standing Committee on Nuclear Medicine - RCR(00)1

Status: 
Archive
Please note that this document has been withdrawn and replaced by Molecular Radiotherapy: Guidance for Clinicians.
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A National Audit of Waiting Times for Radiotherapy - BFCO(98)3

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For information only
This audit was carried out to see whether delays exist between the time a consultant recommends radiotherapy and the time treatment can begin.
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Structured Training in Clinical Oncology - EBCO(95)1

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For information only
A working party was established by the Education Board of the Faculty of Clinical Oncology in January 1994 to consider the implications of the report, Hospital Doctors: Training for the Future, in respect of Clinical Oncology.
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Brachial Plexus Neuropathy following Radiotherapy for Breast Carcinoma. Independent Review - BFCO(95)4

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For information only
The research in this document has made it possible to make practical recommendations to be implemented during radiotherapy for breast carcinoma.

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