The 10th Systemic Cancer Therapy and Clinical Pharmacology Course
29th (8.30 - 17.30) and 30th (8.30 - 13.30) January 2016
Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield

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The course is intended to cover:
Principles of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Evaluation in Clinical Trials
Mechanisms 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 Treatments
Targeted Treatments for Haematological Malignancies
Alkylating Agents, Platinum Analogues, Taxanes.
Small Molecules for Solid Tumours – Imatinib in GIST, Gefitinib, Erlotinib, Lapatinib etc
Late Toxicity of Chemotherapy
Molecular Pathway of Choosing Cancer Drugs
Immunotherapy – Taking Cancer Therapy Forward
Antibody- based Treatments for Solid Tumours
Endocrine Treatment for Malignancy
Analgesia –Maximising Efficacy and Minimising Side Effects of Analgesia
Update on Melanoma Drugs
Plenary lecture – Drug development from discovery to clinical application
Analgesia – Maximising Efficacy and Minimising Side Effects of Analgesia
Role of Pharmacists in Cancer Chemotherapy Clinics

Comments from previous courses
“Excellent presentation by all”
“Interesting current information. Very good course material provided. Good and excellent speakers with very good expertise. I would certainly recommend this”.
“Wonderful organisation. Impressive course material. Administration exceptional. Everyday I needed to plan getting to Sheffield, parking etc provided without prompting. I am very grateful for them”.
“Resource folder great”
“Excellent. The content of all the lectures was very good and relevant. I particularly enjoyed the haematology lectures".
“Very informative, really enjoyed it. Thank you”.
“Fantastic organisation. Lectures brilliant”.

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