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Clinical Oncology for Medical Students



Clinical Oncology for Medical Students is a free e-book on the principles of oncology care, including:

  • epidemiology and cancer biology
  • diagnosis, including histopathology, cytology and tumour markers
  • familial cancers and genetic testing
  • cancer treatment and management
  • professional issues, such as doctor patient communication and ethics
  • common cancer types.

Developed by Cancer Council Australia's Oncology Education Committee in association with expert from 20 Australasian universities, this is the first e-book of its kind published in Australia and New Zealand. This e-book complements the Ideal Oncology Curriculum and will help students access reliable information about cancer.


This page was last updated on: Tuesday, November 17, 2015