Radiobiology

These topics originally matched the curriculum but with the update it is now a bit out of sync. Please bear with me while I tidy things up. I think I will keep the foundation topics separate as I feel they were a nice introduction into radiobiology.

Foundation Topics

FR1: Normal Cell Biology

FR2: Cancer Cell Biology

FR3: Introduction to Radiobiology


Intermediate Topics

R01: History of Radiobiology

R02: Normal Cell Function

R03: Mechanisms of Malignant Cell Transformation

R04: Tumour Growth

R05: Effect of Radiation on Cells

R06: DNA Repair

R07: Modelling of Radiation Effects

R08: Fractionation and the 5 R's

R09: Clinical use of the L/Q model and ­ŁťÂ/╬▓ ratio

R10: Radiation and Oxygen

R11: Radiation Quality

R12: Dose Response for Tumours

R13: Normal Tissue Effects

R14: Radiation and the Foetus

R15: Quantification of Normal Tissue Effects

R16: Radiation Carcinogenesis

R17: Combination of Radiation with Other Therapies

R18: Retreatment with Radiation Therapy


Orphaned Radiobiology Topics

Old R4: Advanced Cell Biology

Old R7: Radiation Sensitivity

Old R8: Radiation Response Modifiers

Old R13: Clinical Radiobiology <— not included in new curriculum


Advanced Topics

R19: Radiobiology of Specialised Techniquies

R20: Advanced Integration of Cancer Biology and Systemic Therapy

R21: Molecular Analysis in Oncology


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