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

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Clinical Oncology Publications

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Equipment, Workload & Staffing for Radiotherapy in UK 1997-2002 - BFCO(03)3

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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

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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Please note that this document has been withdrawn and replaced by Molecular Radiotherapy: Guidance for Clinicians.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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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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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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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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Maher Committee. Management of Adverse Effects following Breast Radiotherapy - BFCO(95)2

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Summary Background Patients treated for breast cancer may suffer a range of upper limb problems, from mild oedema and inner arm sensation changes related to surgery, to the rare but severely disabling brachial plexus neuropathy associated with radiation damage brought to public attention by a group of patients, Radiotherapy Action Group Exposure (RAGE), who claim to have suffered such damage. Axillary tunnel damage The term axillary tunnel damage (as used in the terms of reference) is not commonly used in the literature. The Maher Committee interpreted it as describing the spectrum of...
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Reducing Delays in Cancer Treatment - Some Targets Published by the Joint Collegiate Council for Oncology - 1993

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PUBLICATION IS AVAILABLE FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY.

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