ONCO 610D1 Fundamentals of Oncology and Cancer Research (3 credits)

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Offered by: Gerald Bronfman Dept Oncology (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


ONCO : A multidisciplinary approach to the entire spectrum of principles and practice in all fields of oncology, as well as to its research domains, from basic science to clinical and population health sciences. Content areas will include mechanisms of carcinogenesis, tumour pathology, cancer epidemiology, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, psychosocial support, palliative care, global cancer control, and quality of cancer care services. The multidisciplinary nature of cancer research and clinical care and how research findings inform clinical practice and policymaking in cancer control will be illustrated.

Terms: Fall 2023

Instructors: Fabian, Marc; Henry, Melissa (Fall)

  • Restriction: Open to all graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, however priority will be given to those enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Oncology program.

  • English is the language of instruction but students may present in either of the official languages.

  • Students must register for both ONCO 610D1 and ONCO 610D2

  • No credit will be given for this course unless both ONCO 610D1 and ONCO 610D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

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