Oncology - International students, 5th year

Last update: 28. 11. 2014

General topics in oncology

  1. Epidemiology of cancer
  2. Diffenecies between neoplasms in children and adult
  3. Risk factors of carcinogenesis
  4. Principles of physical carcinogenesis
  5. Principles of chemical carcinogenesis
  6. Principles of hereditary factors of carcinogenesis
  7. Principles of biological cancerogenesis
  8. Principles of molecular cell biology of cancer
  9. Principles of anti-cancer immunity and causes of its failure
  10. Principles of cell kinetic, growth and spread of cancer
  11. Warnings signs in clinical oncology and its pathological basis
  12. Classification of tumors (including pathological classification)
  13. Skin signs of cancer
  14. Neurological symptoms of cancer
  15. Eye symptoms of cancer
  16. ENT (ear, nose and throat) symptoms of cancer
  17. Vomiting - differential daignosis and evaluation procedures, chemotherapy induced vomiting and its therapy
  18. Differential diagnosis and evaluation procedures in symptoms - fever, dyspnoe, pain of extreminties
  19. Disorders of haematopoesis
  20. Emergencies in oncology caused by therapy
  21. Emergencies in oncology caused by cancer
  22. Enlarged abdomen - ascites, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly - differential diagnosis and evaluation procedures
  23. Disorders of stool - differential diagnosis and evaluation procedures
  24. Melena and rectorrhagia - differential diagnosis and evaluation procedures
  25. Disorders of urination, hematuria - differential diagnosis and evaluation procedures
  26. Cancer pain
  27. Differential diagnosis of chronic inflammation and tumors
  28. Endocrine symptoms of cancer
  29. Paraneoplastic signs and syndromes
  30. Imaging methods in oncology
  31. Laboratory examination in oncology
  32. Minimal residual disease - detection and importance
  33. Endoscopic investigation in oncology
  34. Surgical treatment of cancer
  35. Basic principles of radiotherapy, modes of application and fractionation
  36. Planning of radiotherapy, types of source of radiation
  37. Contraindication and complication of radiotherapy
  38. Anticancer drugs, mechanisms of antineoplastic drug effect
  39. Side effects of anticancer drugs
  40. Life threatening complication of chemotherapy
  41. Megatherapy followed with haematopoetic cell transplantation
  42. Cancer immunotherapy and targeted (biological) therapy of cancer
  43. Principles of hormonal therapy in oncology
  44. Supportive care of cancer patient
  45. Late effect of anticancer treatment
  46. Palliative care of cancer patients
  47. Rehabilitation of cancer patients, psychological and social aspects of care for cancer patients
  48. Prevention of cancer
  49. Lymphnodes enlargement syndrom

Topics in special oncology

  1. Hodgkin lymphoma
  2. Cancers of the skin
  3. Neoplasms of central nervous system
  4. Head and neck cancers
  5. Cancer of thyroid gland
  6. Breast cancer
  7. Cancer of the lung and pleura
  8. Neoplasms of the mediastinum
  9. Cancer of the oesophagus and the stomach
  10. Cancer of the liver, biliary system, gallbladder and pancreas
  11. Cancers of small intestine, colon and rectum
  12. Cancers of the uterus, vagina and vulva
  13. Cancers of the ovary
  14. Cancer of the testis
  15. Retroperitoneal tumors
  16. Cancer of the kidney
  17. Cancer of the renal pelvis, ureter, urine bladder and prostate
  18. Soft tissue tumors
  19. Germ cell tumors
  20. Neoplasm of sympathetic ganglion
  21. Bone tumors
  22. Cancer of the endocrine system
  23. Diff. dg. of tumor mass in newborn
  24. Metastazising cancer of unknown primary site
  25. Acute leukemias - etiology, pathogenesis and diagnostics
  26. Acute leukemias - symptoms, diferential diagnostics and therapy
  27. Chronic leukemias
  28. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  29. Eye, eye adnex, and orbital tumors

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