Learn about the basic mechanisms of spread in oncology!
Our learning objectives are:
1. The three basic mechanisms of cancer spread: Direct, Lymphatic, and Hematogenous spread
2. How knowledge of cancer spread influences our assessment of patients
3. How the mechanisms of spread correlate with the TNM staging system for cancer
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5 - Basics of Oncology: Cancer Treatment
14:21In our LearnOncology mini series, Basics of Oncology, listen to learn about basics of cancer treatment! Thank you to Conley Kriegler, Medical Student at University of Sasketchewan (Class of 2021) for writing and producing this episode. Our learning adjectives are the following: Local and Systemic treatments Treatment intent: both curative and palliative 3 factors that guide management: Tumor Factors, Treatment Factors, Patient Factors
4 - Febrile Neutropenia
21:11Learn about one of the medical emergencies in oncology: febrile neutropenia! Written and recorded by our fabulous Leanne Kim, McMaster University Medical Student, Graduating class of 2021. What is the definition of febrile neutropenia and why is it important to know? Who is at risk for developing febrile neutropenia? Why does febrile neutropenia develop? How should you approach history-taking and physical examination of a patient with febrile neutropenia? What investigations should be ordered for work-up of a patient with febrile neutropenia? Are there any risk-stratifying tools for febrile neutropenia? How do you treat febrile neutropenia?
3 - Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
13:19Learn about one of the medical oncology emergencies: superior vena cava syndrome! Our learning objectives are as followed: 1. Basic anatomy of the Superior vena cava 2. Pathophysiology of Superior vena cava syndrome 3. Clinical signs and symptoms of Superior vena cava syndrome 4. Investigations and alternative diagnoses 5. Basic management of SVC Syndrome
2 - Basics of Oncology
10:31Learn about the basic mechanisms of spread in oncology! Our learning objectives are: 1. The three basic mechanisms of cancer spread: Direct, Lymphatic, and Hematogenous spread 2. How knowledge of cancer spread influences our assessment of patients 3. How the mechanisms of spread correlate with the TNM staging system for cancer
1 - Oncology Emergency - Spinal Cord Compression
13:29Learn about Spinal Cord Compression with us today! We will go through relevant case, and explore anatomy, presentation, pathophysiology, investigations, and treatment!