Clinical Oncology for Medical Students

From Oncology for Medical Students

The Oncology Education Committee was disbanded in 2016 and Cancer Council Australia is no longer able to update this resource.

Please direct any enquiries to [email protected].


Epidemiology and social impact of cancer

Screening and prevention

Cancer biology: Molecular and genetic basis

Cancer biology: Familial cancers and genetic testing

Cancer diagnosis: Histopathology, cytology and tumour markers

Cancer diagnosis: Staging and imaging

Principles of cancer management

Principles of cancer surgery

Principles of radiotherapy

Principles of medical therapy

Principles of cancer immunotherapy

Principles of palliative care

Cancer survivorship

Doctor patient communication and psychosocial care

Ethics and professional development

Breast cancer

Colorectal cancer

Oesophageal cancer

Pancreatic cancer

Lung cancer

Urogenital cancers

Haematopoietic and lymphoid malignancies

Gyneacological cancers

Soft tissue sarcomas

Bone tumours

Melanoma and skin

Central nervous system tumours

Head and neck cancer

Cancer of unknown primary

Oncological emergencies


Cancer Council Australia Oncology Education Committee