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					ONCOLOGY CURRICULUM

            Category                            Subcategory                                     Subcategory   A=Manage
                                                                                                              B=Co-
                                                                                                              manage
                                                                                                              C=Refer

I. Common Clinical Presentations                Extensive understanding of full differential.
                                                Knowledge of the full w/u and ability to
                                                carry out a prioritized, cost effective w/u.

            Solitary lung nodule

            Occult GI bleeding
            Breast mass
            Lymphadenopathy
            Abdominal mass
            Painless jaundice
            Hemoptysis/cough
            Unexplained weight loss/fever
            Persistent skin lesion
            Superior vena cava syndrome
            Hoarseness, cough, hemoptysis

II. Physical Diagnosis
             Breast
             Rectal
             Lymph node
             Abdomen (spleen, liver, masses)

             Pelvic
             Skin (basal cell, squamous cell,
             melanoma)
III. Primary Interpretation of Tests
             Chest x-ray
IV. Ordering and Understanding Tests
             Tissue biopsy
             Sputum, fluid cytology
             Fine needle aspiration
                                                Thyroid
                                                Breast
                                                Lung
            Abdominal CT, MRI
            Chest CT, MRI
            Abdominal ultrasound
            PET scan for neoplasm
            Tumor serology
            Tumor markers (estrogen receptor,
            Her 2 Neu, etc.)
V. Clinical Conditions
            Head and neck
                                                Ca thyroid
                                                                                                Papillary         B
                                                                                                Medullar          C
                                                                                                Follicular        C
                                                Ca mouth (Squamous cell)                                          C
            Lung/mediastinum
                                                Non small cell                                                    B
                                                Small cell                                                        B
                                                Squamous cell                                                     B
                                                Bronchial adonoma/carcinoid                                       B

        Revised June 2011
                                  Thymoma                                                             C
                                  Mesothelioma                                                        C
                                  Superior vena caval syndrome                                        C
   Gastrointestinal
                                  Esophageal                                                          B
                                  Gastric Ca                                                          B
                                  Gastric lymphoma                                                    B
                                  Colon Ca                                                            B
                                                                          Genetics of colon Ca        A
                                                                          Screening recommendations   A
                                  Pancreatic                                                          C
   Hepatobiliary
                                  Hepatoma                                                            B
                                  Biliary                                                             C
                                                                          Ampulla of Vater            C
                                                                          Cholangiocarcinoma          C
   Bone
                                  Metastatic                                                          B
   Breast                                                                                             B
                                  Screening for breast Ca                                             A
                                  Primary care of the breast Ca patient                               A
                                  Ductal carcinoma in situ                                            C
   Genitourinary
                                  Renal cell                                                          B
                                  Prostate                                                            B
                                                                          Screening recommendations   A
                                  Bladder                                                             B
                                  Ovarian                                                             B
                                  Endometrial                                                         B
                                  Cervical                                                            B
                                                                          Screening recommendations   A
                                  Testicular                                                          C
                                                                          Screening recommendations   A
   Skin - see Dermatology
   Hematologic - see Hematology
   Treatment of pain                                                                                  A
   Paraneoplastic syndromes                                                                           B
   Tumor lysis                                                                                        B
   Hospice care                                                                                       A
   Chemotherapy
                                  General classes                                                     A
                                  Complications                                                       A




Revised June 2011

				
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