Clinical oncology and radiotherapy (clerkship)

A.Y. 2019/2020
3
Max ECTS
75
Overall hours
SSD
MED/06 MED/36
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Practical activities will be used, through simulation or in the ward, to consolidate technical and soft knowledge and skills developed during frontal lectures. With the tutor: Evaluation of radiological scans TAC, PET, RX, etc. - Patients physical examinations - Partecipation to multidisciplinary board.
Expected learning outcomes
Ability to collect serious anamnestic hystory before cancer; Ability to detect sign and/or symptoms of disease; Ability to evaluate radiological examinations to be performed for cancer stadiation.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Prerequisites for admission
To take the Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy exam, students must have already passed all the exams of the first and second year (Fundamentals of Basic Sciences, Cells, Molecules and Genes 1 and 2, Human Body, Functions and Mechanisms of Diseases).
Assessement methods and criteria
The examination is based on a multiple-choice test (56 questions, each one with only one correct answer). Test duration: 90 minutes. Each correct answer corresponds to 0.55 points (no penalties will be given to missing or wrong answers). The final mark is the sum of the points obtained in each question.
The exam is deemed to be passed successfully if the final grade is equal to or higher than 18/30. If the number of correct questions exceeds 54, honors (lode) is granted.
Registration to the exam through SIFA is mandatory.
Medical oncology
Course syllabus
Radiotherapy: Radiobiology and radioprotection
Clinical approach to indications, combinations with other modalities, techniques, side effects (prevention and management); radiotherapy alone and in combination with other modalities.
Teaching methods
Lectures will be provided favoring an interactive climate. Practical activities will be used, through simulation or in the ward, to consolidate technical and soft knowledge and skills developed during frontal lectures.
Bibliography
· Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, McGraw Hill 19th Edition, chapters: # 3, 4, 10, 15, 17, 18, 91, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 120, 121, 122, 125 (also available as ebook in the digital library of the University of Milano http://www.sba.unimi.it/)
· Papadakis MA et al Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, McGraw Hill chapter on the 2017 Edition: # 9
· Robbins and Cotran. Pathologic basis of Disease (9th Edition)
· Goodman & Gilman's. "The pharmacological basis of therapeutics". 12th Edition. The McGraw-Hill companies
· Slides and scientific material provided during lectures
Radiology and radiotherapy
Course syllabus
Radiotherapy: Radiobiology and radioprotection
Clinical approach to indications, combinations with other modalities, techniques, side effects (prevention and management); radiotherapy alone and in combination with other modalities.
Teaching methods
Lectures will be provided favoring an interactive climate. Practical activities will be used, through simulation or in the ward, to consolidate technical and soft knowledge and skills developed during frontal lectures.
Bibliography
· Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, McGraw Hill 19th Edition, chapters: # 3, 4, 10, 15, 17, 18, 91, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 120, 121, 122, 125 (also available as ebook in the digital library of the University of Milano http://www.sba.unimi.it/)
· Papadakis MA et al Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, McGraw Hill chapter on the 2017 Edition: # 9
· Robbins and Cotran. Pathologic basis of Disease (9th Edition)
· Goodman & Gilman's. "The pharmacological basis of therapeutics". 12th Edition. The McGraw-Hill companies
· Slides and scientific material provided during lectures
Medical oncology
MED/06 - MEDICAL ONCOLOGY - University credits: 2
Clerkship (professional training): 50 hours
Shifts:
Group 2
Professor: Casali Paolo Giovanni
Group 3
Professor: Licitra Lisa Francesca Linda
Group 4
Professor: Curigliano Giuseppe
Radiology and radiotherapy
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours