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    To be an oncologist you need to be a doctor, so you need to study medicine. Therapeutic radiography will (I think) allow you to administer radiotherapy, though I confess I have no idea of the training protocols, but to be a medical or clinical oncologist you need medicine, and then about 8 years post-grad training and often a PhD.
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    (Original post by Helenia)
    To be an oncologist you need to be a doctor, so you need to study medicine. Therapeutic radiography will (I think) allow you to administer radiotherapy, though I confess I have no idea of the training protocols, but to be a medical or clinical oncologist you need medicine, and then about 8 years post-grad training and often a PhD.
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    (Original post by Libaan)
    Yeah, UOB offer a 1 year course for MSc for oncology but i don't know what else you do to become one and I cannot find anymore information on the interwebs. :c
    An MSc in Oncology will not make you an oncologist, I'm afraid.

    These two links should give you a bit more information on the two different options:
    https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/exp...dical-oncology
    https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/exp...nical-oncology
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    Hey like has been said you need a medicine degree to eventually (after a long period of training) become an oncologist. I'm training to be a therapy radiographer, this is not a route into consultant medicine roles :-)
    Maybe you should enquire about shadowing an oncologist so you can ask these sorts of questions? *
 
 
 
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