Course Detail
2.0 - 12.0
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Enrollment Information
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Recommended Prerequisite: Medical students only.
Designed to familiarize students with the basic principles of oncology. Emphasis on physical exam, evaluation and management of cancer patients. Students will have the opportunity to hone physical diagnosis skills and will give informal presentations on patients. Very basic principles of radiation oncology including treatment techniques, side effects of irradiation, and management of radiation-therapy patients. Participate in weekly/monthly tumor boards including multidisciplinary adult, pediatric, ENT, gynecology-oncology, and neurooncology tumor boards, and in journal club, radiation biology research, and general oncology seminars.