ONCO Training in supportive care

Common core for all therapists

(Psychologists, dieticians, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists and socio-aestheticians)


  • What is oncology ?
  • What is cancer ?
  • Types of cancer and its classification.
  • Interest and purpose of prevention and its application.
  • Recognition of chemo-induced side effects, side effects of radiotherapy and physical and psychological observation.
  • Study of the main molecules used in chemotherapy and hormone therapy.
  • Clinical case study.
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Psychologists and dieticians 

Setting the scene:

1/ Adaptation, adjustment strategies and defence mechanisms

2/ Dealing with psychological distress in all its forms and role-playing

  • Learning to observe the patient’s request.
  • Receiving information.
  • Building confidence and learning to direct in a discipline other than one’s own.

Nurses and physiotherapists

  • Learning the oncological history.
  • Characterisation of the body’s reflex zones.
  • Dissociate efferent pain from chemo-induced pain.
  • Recognise transient paresthesias and established neuropathies.
  • Learn the difference between adverse effects and side effects.
  • Recognise pain associated with common chemo-induced side effects.
  • Recognise the pain of side effects that create new pathologies.



  • Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Nutrition
  • Digestive, respiratory, genito-urinary disorders
  • Motor disorders and disabilities
  • Odontological problems
  • Social difficulties
  • Psychological suffering
  • Disturbances of body image
  • Support for patients and their families…
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  • Aesthetician and socio-aesthetician ?
  • The undesirable effects of treatments on the skin and the appendages.
  • Skin hygiene protocol.

    Dermo-cosmetic care products.

    Corrective make-up (simulation).

Obligations of trainees

  • A 2-week placement in a hospital in an oncology department, both adult and paediatric.
  • Possibly in a follow-up care or palliative care department.
  • A report on the internship to be submitted no later than 4 weeks after the internship in the hospital for correction.
  • Participants commit to a period of 3 years to receive further training.

    Each year the therapists will have an update and a complementarity of knowledge. Because the disease evolves and support care adapts to the mutation of the disease “Cancer” to accompany and relieve patients and their families.

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