Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for FUNDAMENTALS OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTITIONERS (180.650.01), a course offered by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Lectures by current practitioners of cancer prevention control in clinical oncology cover the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention/screening measures used for cancers such as lung, breast, prostate, colon/rectal, etc.
After completing this course, you should be able to: 1. Describe the manner of disease presentation, and treatment approaches for major cancers. 2. Explain the major differences in prevention studies as compared to treatment studies. 3. Define controversies in treatment, screening, and risk assessment. 4. Assess whether science is making progress against cancer.
Thu 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Basic epidemiology and toxicology useful, but not required
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on two exams.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade