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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Good practice guide for paediatric radiotherapy - BFCO(12)5

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This guide will provide a framework for all those who are involved, directly or indirectly, with the care of children and teenagers receiving radiotherapy.
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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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Current
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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Archive
Please note that this document has been withdrawn following a decision at the Clinical Oncology Professional Support and Standards Board meeting
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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This publication has been withdrawn and is superseded by Guide to job planning in clinical oncology, third edition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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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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Case-based discussion for oncologists - BFCO(11)1

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Archive
This tool was designed to help clinical oncologists collect the supporting information required for revalidation.
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Guidance for appointments to specialty doctor posts - RCR(11)2

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Archive
This document has been superceded by RCR(15)5: Guidance for appointments to associate specialist and specialty doctor posts.

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