Postgraduate Specialisation in Medical Oncology

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Oncologia medica 4 (discipline specifiche) - DIDATTICA FRONTALE

Course code
Name of lecturers
Alessandra Auriemma, Emilio Bria, Chiara Dell'Agnola, Davide Melisi, Michele Pavarana, Lisa Salvatore, Giampaolo Tortora
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
not yet allocated

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Learning outcomes

Identification of clinical-care issues in the patient affected by neoplasms of solid tumors.
Clinical management of the cancer patient.


Staging and prognostic factors: meaning of staging and of
prognosis of ma. Neoplastic and implications in the approach to the patient
Principles of cancer therapy: strategies of therapeutic integration.
Medical therapy of tumors: chemotherapeutic drugs,
hormone therapy, biological response modifiers
(immunotherapy) new drugs and new therapeutic modalities

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Bianco A.R. Manuale di Oncologia clinica Mc Graw Hill: Milano 2007

Assessment methods and criteria


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