cod. 01756

Academic year 2020/21
3° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Oncologia medica (MED/06)
Interdisciplinari e cliniche
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: -
course unit

Integrated course unit module: PRINCIPLES OF ONCOLOGY

Learning objectives

learning of basic notions of oncology


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Course unit content

The student should acquire the pathophysiology of the following forms of cancer: breast, ginecologic tumors, lung, colon rectal cancer

Full programme

-Molecular and cellular basis of cancer and its clinical impact
- Pathogenetic and Clinical Aspects of Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Gastric, Prostate, Uterine and Genitourinary Cancer

The student should aquire the basic principles dictating the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to cancer patients.
The student should know the adverse effects of cancer therapy and the principles of supportive care.


-Manuale di Oncologia Clinica, Bianco AM. Mac Grow Hill
-Oncologia Medica, Ciardiello, Idelson Gnocchi ED.
-Medicina Oncologica, Bonadonna et al...Elsevier-Masson

Teaching methods

The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which will be available to students on the Elly platform (

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (

Other information

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