Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Surgery, Oncology, Orthopaedia - ONCOLOGIA MEDICA

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Name of lecturer
Giampaolo Tortora
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Lezioni 1° semestre 2°- 6° anno dal Oct 2, 2017 al Dec 21, 2017.

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Learning outcomes

The student will be able to perform the diagnostic process about the most frequent surgical disorders, to do the indication to surgery and to understand the main principles of the most common surgical techniques. Moreover he/she will be capable of interpreting the functional changes and clinical pictures about the most frequent post-surgical syndromes, such as gastrectomy, colectomy, partial pancreatectomy, and to do indication to imaging procedures in gastrointestinal disorders that can be surgically treated. This knowledge will be implemented by a comprehensive imaging approach to the diagnosis of the main surgical syndromes. As for traumatology, the student will be able ti know the main disorders of the skeletal system and to know the main therapeutic approache to the mosto frequent disorders. In clinical oncology, the student will know the main malignancies, to approach them from a diagnostic and therapeutic point of view and to communicate properly with the patient affected by oncologic disorders.


Module: Medical Oncology
Students will be able to:
* define the main characteristics of the screening and to describe, in a critical way, the possibility of screening of the various tumours;
* list the main symptoms and warning signs concerning the different tumours;
* decide the diagnosis, the laboratory and instrumental iter regarding the suspected clinical symptoms and signs in case of tumours;

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Angelo Raffaele Bianco, Sabino De Placido, Giampaolo Tortora e Pierfranco Conte Oncologia Clinica 2/ed (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill Education (Italy) srl 2016 9788838639845

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: Medical Oncology

Oral Discussion


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