NWI-BM015C
Oncology
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleNWI-BM015C
Credits (ECTS)3
Category03 (Advanced)
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byRadboud University; Faculty of Science; BioWetenschappen;
Lecturer(s)
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Coordinator
dr. F. Doubrava-Simmer
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Examiner
dr. F. Doubrava-Simmer
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Contactperson for the course
dr. F. Doubrava-Simmer
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Lecturer
dr. F. Doubrava-Simmer
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Lecturer
prof. dr. C.M.L. van Herpen
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Academic year2023
Period
KW2  (06/11/2023 to 28/01/2024)
Starting block
KW2
Course mode
full-time
Remarks-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesYes
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims
  1. After this course you will be able to explain how cancer can grow and spread in the body
  2. After this course you will be aware of the complexity of cancer management in the different stages of disease at the level of patient and population.
  3. After this course you will be able to discuss the treatment options for a number of tumor types, and the ongoing developments to improve cancer care.
Content
During this course several subjects in oncology will be discussed. These subjects include: cancer incidence, risk factors, angiogenesis, metastases, diagnostic procedures, imaging of cancer, targeted therapy, immunotherapy. The lecturers come from different departments of the RIMLS and Radboudumc.
 
Level

Presumed foreknowledge
 
Test information
exam, 100%
Specifics
 
Recommended materials
Literature
Recommended literature includes chapters from medical textbooks on oncology, review articles, web-links etc. These will be mentioned at the lectures.

Instructional modes
Lectures

Tests
Digi-Cirrus
Test weight1
Test typeDigital exam with CIRRUS
OpportunitiesBlock KW2, Block KW3