• To extend students understanding of the general principles of cancer and its management.
• Explore and understand epidemiological and genetic aspects of cancer in general.
• Promote an understanding of the interaction between the major cancer treatment modalities.
• Introduction to common-non-site-specific cancer related problems including oncological emergencies, and quality of life issues.
By completing the module, students will acquire a foundation in the management of major solid and haematological cancers.
Skin cancer and melanoma
Head and neck cancer
Lymphoma and leukaemia
Connective Tissue malignancy