detection and diagnosis of cancers

  1. Discuss tumor classification based on histology pathogenesis and tumor characteristics.
  2. Discuss the principles of staging and grading cancer.
  3. Describe the uses of radioactive isotopes in the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of clinical medicine.
  4. Describe the role of molecular probes and other markers in the diagnosis of malignancy.
  5. Describe the role of radiographic evaluation in the diagnosis of malignancy (i.e. CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET, Nuclear Medicine).