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180.650.01 FUNDAMENTALS OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  5:30 - 8:00pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Bruce Trock
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Basic epidemiology and toxicology useful, but not required

Description:

Lectures by current practitioners of cancer prevention control in clinical oncology cover the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention/screening measures used for cancers such as lung, breast, prostate, colon/rectal, etc.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the manner of disease presentation, and treatment approaches for major cancers
  2. Explain the major differences in prevention studies as compared to treatment studies
  3. Define controversies in treatment, screening, and risk assessment
  4. Assess whether science is making progress against cancer
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on two exams.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

For consent, contact:

btrock@jhmi.edu