Learning outcomes of the course unit
Hemato-oncologically and infectiously oriented collection of the clinical history and physical examination.
Formulation and analysis of the laboratory tests indicative of the pathology.
Search for the best anatomical region for diagnostic sampling and for the best biological and molecular accuracy to ensure the diagnosis.
Interpretation of the diagnostic report.
Search for the best imaging tool to assess the prognosis and therapy for the case.
Basic notions on the therapeutic approach and its complications.
Basic notion of stem cell-based therapy.
Course contents summary
The student should know the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches of neoplastic and infectious diseases. To achieve this objective the student should possess basic notions on the pathophysiology of the hematopoietic system and of the oncogenetic and infective process. The knowledge of conventional and innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies is also required. Moreover, the student should achieve the principles of stem cell therapy to treat hemato-oncologic diseases.
-Manuale di Oncologia Clinica, Bianco AM. Mac Grow Hill
-Medicina Oncologica, Bonadonna et al...Elsevier-Masson
-DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg's. Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology
-Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology, Churchill-Livingston Elsevier
1. Corso di malattie del sangue, Tura e Baccarani; Esculapio ed 2011
2. Hematology, Williams, 6th edition, Beutler et al Eds. Mc Graw Hill, 2001
3. Diagnostica delle malattie del sangue, testo-atlante di Larizza et al, Piccin ed, 1983
Infectious disease: Manuale di Malattie Infettive Antinori S., Moroni M., Vullo V. Elsevier-Masson
Lectures, seminars and clinical and laboratory training programs
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral and at time multiple choice test