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Urological Oncology - SURG5042

Year - 2020

The management of urological cancers requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of the pathological basis, imaging, diagnosis and treatment options for all stages of disease. This unit of study aims to prepare the training surgeon, interested in urology or surgical oncology, for a career managing urological cancers. You will gain a deep understanding of uro-oncology - prostate, bladder, kidney, testis, penile and other rarer cancers ¿ including diagnosis, staging and effective management (in the ward and clinic). The importance of imaging and pathology, and the role and outcomes of surgery, radiotherapy and medical oncology in the management of these cancers will be considered.

Classes
Compulsory 1 day face to face workshop, online discussion forums

Assessment
4 x 600 word case-based discussion board assignments (40%); workshop communication assessment (20%); participation in the generation and peer review of assessment items (20%); online quizzes (20%)

Textbooks
Fast Facts Prostate Cancer, 9th Edition. Published 2017. Health Press

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Surgery
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Lawrence Kim
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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