Fundamentals of Oncology 2024: Cancer Process Treatment Modalities/Principles Side Effects-Enduring Material

This course is designed to provide clinicians with basic oncology information and skills that would be applicable to any oncology patient population.


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Target Audience

This course is intended for novice clinicians (physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and allied health care professionals) who practice in hematological-medical oncology settings, skilled nursing facilities, home care, hospice, radiation oncology, and/or cellular transplant. This course may also be applicable to experienced oncology clinicians who require a basic review of oncology diseases and emergencies as well as complications surrounding these processes.

Learning Objectives

  • Recall basic cancer terminology and tissue nomenclature
  • List cancer statisticsrelated to incidence, cases and deaths
  • Define Cancer
  • Explain theories of causation, grading and staging of cancer
  • Describe carcinogenics process
  • Summarize the clinical workup for patiens with cancer
  • Discuss various treatment modalities avaialable for cancer
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance
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Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance


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