18701 - Clinical Content Update Cancer John Horton M.B Ch.B...

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Clinical Content Update: Cancer John Horton, M.B., Ch.B. October, 2004
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Clinical Content Update - Cancer- Reasons: 1. Important cause of mortality and morbidity 2. Will remain important during the next 10 years. 3. Medical care is effective in reducing mortality and morbidity.
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Significant Causes of Cancer incidence and Mortality in Central Asia 1. Lung and upper respiratory passages 2. Colorectal 3. Breast 4. Cervix 5. Others
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Information/experiences needed for students to address problems in oncology: 1. Knowledge of etiologic factors (including genetic) and progression of cancer from pre-cancerous lesions through metastasis 2. Identification of persons at high risk for cancer 3. Promotion of healthy lifestyles to minimize cancer risk 4. Organization/implementation of effective cancer screening
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(continued): 5. Knowledge of presenting symptoms and signs of cancer 6. Referral techniques and resources for diagnosis and treatment of established cancer 7. Cancer treatment methods 8. Recognition and management of
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