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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

6.5 Radiotherapy and other non-invasive therapies

Main inclusion criteria

Clinical application and evaluation of interventions in humans including:

  • small scale and pilot studies
  • phase I, II, III and IV trials
  • radiotherapy, radioimmunotherapy and radiosensitisers, microwaves, ultrasound, laser and phototherapy
  • monitoring side effects


Advice on research activities

In addition to radiotherapy includes electromagnetic therapies and phototherapies.

Official terminology

Full name of code

Short name Unique ID
6.5 Radiotherapy and other non-invasive therapies 6.5 Radiotherapy



Related external links

Common Scientific Outline (CSO) – 5.2 Localised Therapies – Clinical Applications