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CODE 66521
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The oncology lessons involves teaching the diagnostic-therapeutic approach to the cancer patient with special reference to neoplasms of the gastro-enteric tract and neoplasms with the highest incidence in the general population.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- To Identify the most appropriate diagnostic pathways in patients with suspected malignancy

- To define the clinical and pathologic stage of the neoplasm

- Know the clinical and instrumental features of neoplasms of the gastro-enteric tract (esophagus, stomach, colorectum, pancreas, liver)

- Know the clinical and instrumental features of neoplasms with the highest incidence in the general population (lung, breast, prostate)

- Know the implications of nutrition in terms of risk/protection, interference with treatments in oncology

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures with projection of power point presentations

Clinical cases discussion

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Principles of risk factors, diagnosis and staging of solid tumors

Epidemiology, diagnosis, staging and treatment of cancers of the gastro-enteric tract

Epidemiology, diagnosis, staging and treatment of lung, breast and prostate cancers

The role of nutrition as a risk or protective factor in oncology

Potential interactions between nutrition and anti-neoplastic therapies

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Guidelines available online

Slides presented during the lectures

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The verification of learning takes place through the final exam only, which aims to ascertain the actual acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

In order to pass the examination, thus reporting a grade of not less than 18/30, the student must demonstrate the following abilities:

 -To Identify the most appropriate diagnostic pathways in patients with suspected malignancy

- To define the clinical and pathologic stage of the neoplasm

- Know the clinical and instrumental features of neoplasms of the gastro-enteric tract (esophagus, stomach, colorectum, pancreas, liver)

- Know the clinical and instrumental features of neoplasms with the highest incidence in the general population (lung, breast, prostate)

- Know the implications of nutrition in terms of risk/protection, interference with treatments in oncology

Contributing to the final grade expressed in thirtieths are:

- Ability to deal cross-culturally and critically with the required topics;

- Correctness, clarity, synthesis and fluency of exposition;

- Mastery of the subject matter;

- Adoption of appropriate terminology.

The grade of 30/30 with possible honors will be awarded when subject knowledge/skills are excellent.