VETERINARY MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
cod. 1005637

Academic year 2019/20
5° year of course - First semester
Professor
QUINTAVALLA Fausto, CANTONI Anna Maria, VOLTA Antonella
Academic discipline
Indefinito/interdisciplinare (NN)
Field
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
32 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Learning objectives

Provide the information necessary for the proper clinical approach at patient with suspected neoplastic and indicate, once the diagnostic process, the possible therapeutic approach

To give to a the student the basic knowledges in cytologic diagnosis of the neoplastic diseases of the cat and the dog. Oncological smears interpretation.
Diagnostic imaging: the aim of the course is to give to the student the basic knowledge of diagnostic imaging in medical oncology of the dog and the cat.

Prerequisites

no

Course unit content

clinical and therapeutic approach to the most common neoplastic diseases of pets and horsesCytomorphologic categories of neoplasm, cytologic criteria for malignancy, cytologic interpretation of cutaneous and hemolymphopoietic neoplasms.
Approach to Diagnostic imaging in medical oncology. Diagnosis and Stadiation of the most frequent neoplasm of the skin, soft tissues and blood and lymphatic tumors.

Full programme

Clinical approach, cytomorphologic categories of neoplasm, cytologic criteria for malignancy, cytologic interpretation of cutaneous and hemolymphopoietic neoplasms.

Bibliography

Cowell R.L.,e Tyler R.D.Diagnostic Cytology of the Dog and Cat.
American veterinary Pubblications,2004.
Raskin R.E, Meyer D.J. Canine and Feline Cytology, Saunders Elsevier, 2010
Marconato L., Amadori D. Oncologia medica veterinaria e comparata. Poletto Editore 2012

Teaching methods

discussion of clinical cases

lectures using videobam, cytopathology in multifunctional laboratory, using didactic optical microscope

Diagnostic imaging: lectures and practical sessions of film reading

Assessment methods and criteria

discussion of clinical report

microscopic examination and interpretation of cytolocic specimen.

diagnostic imaging: oral examination and film reading

Other information

no