Course: Fundamentals of Oncology for Public Health Practitioners

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Fundamentals of Oncology for Public Health Practitioners

Course

Instructor:

Bruce Trock

Originally Offered:

Fall 2007

Offered By:

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Course Number:

309.605.01



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.

Course Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should 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.