Systemic Cancer Therapy and Clinical Pharmacology Course

Friday 17 January 2020 to Saturday 18 January 2020
Weston Park Cancer Centre, Whitham Road, Sheffield, S10 2SJ

The 14th Systemic Cancer Therapy and Clinical Pharmacology Course

Weston Park Cancer Centre, Sheffield

2 day course - 17th and 18th January 2020

Course Fee £325, which includes all Lectures, Refreshments, Lunches and Dinner on Friday Evening

This course is ideal for all Clinical and Medical Oncology Consultants, Specialty Doctors, StRs, Pharmacists and Nurses and will cover:

Principles of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Evaluation in Clinical TrialsMechanisms of Action and Safe Administration of Chemotherapy

Antimetabolites, Antibiotics, Vinca Alkaloids◦ Alkylating Agents, Platinum Analogues, Taxanes

Managing Acute Toxicities of Chemotherapy

Growth Factors, Nausea and Vomiting, Infection, Thrombosis

Pre-clinical rationale for novel treatment strategies –

Vascular targeting agents◦ Macrophage based treatments◦ DNA repair modulators◦ Bone targeted treatments◦ Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Bone Targeted TreatmentsTargeted Treatments for Haematological MalignanciesAlkylating Agents, Platinum Analogues, Taxanes.Chemo-RadiotherapySmall Molecules for Solid Tumours – Imatinib in GIST, Gefitinib, Erlotinib, Lapatinib etcLate Toxicity of ChemotherapyMolecular Pathway of Choosing Cancer DrugsImmunotherapy – Taking Cancer Therapy ForwardAntibody- based Treatments for Solid TumoursEndocrine Treatment for MalignancyAnalgesia –Maximising Efficacy and Minimising Side Effects of AnalgesiaUpdate on Melanoma DrugsPlenary lecture – Drug development from discovery to clinical applicationAnalgesia – Maximising Efficacy and Minimising Side Effects of AnalgesiaRole of Pharmacists in Cancer Chemotherapy Clinics 

Contact details

For any queries relating to this event please contact:

Kim Farrell
Weston Park Cancer Centre
Whitham Road
South Yorkshire
S10 2SJ
United Kingdom
0114 2265011