Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.
The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.
The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..
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Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Medicine Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
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The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.
Objectives of the course of radiotherapy within the degree program for radiographer are the following:
- Knowledge of the physical principles of a radiation treatment
- Acquisition of general knowledge on the biology and clinical behavior of malignant tumors
- Acquisition of the basics in terms of set-up of a patient undergoing radiation treatment
- Acquisition of a general idea about the work of a radiographer in radiotherapy
- Definition of radiation therapy (RT).
- Mechanisms of action of RT.
- The radiobiological bases of RT: high LET and low LET radiations; fast response and slow response tissues.
- Curative and palliative RT. Exclusive, pre - operative, post – operative RT.
- External, metabolic, intra – operative RT; brachytherapy.
- Phases of radiotherapy planning. CT simulation. RT steps: simulation, planning, verifications. Definition of GTV, CTV, PTV. Dose constraints: definition and examples.
- Evaluation of the response by Imaging.
- CT - PET in RT: diagnosis, staging, treatment planning, response assessment. Main types of cancer for which CT – PET is used. - The range - knife, definition and instructions.
- Cyber - knife.
- Stereotactic radiotherapy: definition and indications; Intra and extra – cranial stereotactic RT.
- Intensity modulated RT.
- RT with heavy particles (protons and carbon ions).
- Intraoperative RT in breast cancer: physical, technical and dosimetric aspects.
- Examples of diseases treated with RT (laryngeal carcinoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, medulloblastoma, total body irradiation in patients with leukemia).
- RT in prostate cancer.
- RT in thyroid cancer.
- RT palliative bone metastases and spinal cord compression.
- RT in rectal cancer.
- RT in lung carcinoma (small cell and non-small cell).
- RT in Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
- External RT in breast cancer.
- Carcinoma of the nasopharynx (epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy).
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