Learning outcomes of the course unit
learning of basic notions of oncology
Course contents summary
The student should acquire the pathophysiology of the following forms of cancer: breast, lung, GI tract, kidney, prostate and ovary
-Molecular and cellular basis of cancer and its clinical impact
- Pathogenetic and Clinical Aspects of Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Gastric, Prostate, Uterine and Genitourinary Cancer
The student should aquire the basic principles dictating the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to cancer patients.
The student should know the adverse effects of cancer therapy and the principles of supportive care.
-Manuale di Oncologia Clinica, Bianco AM. Mac Grow Hill
-Oncologia Medica, Ciardiello, Idelson Gnocchi ED.
-Medicina Oncologica, Bonadonna et al...Elsevier-Masson
During the lectures will be presented the arguments trying to involve the students as active part of the lesson.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination. Through questions regarding the course content will be determined whether the student has achieved the knowledge and understanding.