wmds2223  2020-2021  Bruxelles Woluwe

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
2 credits
24.0 h
Berliere Martine; Brichard Bénédicte; Collard Philippe; Cornette Pascale; Duhoux Francois; Geets Xavier; Lucas Sophie; Machiels Jean-Pascal (coordinator); Tombal Bertrand;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The course is divided into two parts: one theoretical (1.5h) and one seminar (2h). The former will develop the physiopathology and pathology of the different nosological entities of haematopoietic tumours defined by the World Health Organization in 2008. Myeloid tumours (chronic myeloproliferative disorders, myelodysplastic syndromes and acute leukemias) and lymphoproliferative diseases (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas) will be illustrated by slides.
The practical seminar will integrate clinical and biological notions detailed during the year but also represents an unique opportunity to analyse microscopically some frequent entities.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1  The aims of the oncology course are the teaching of the fundamentals needed to avoid missing the diagnosis of cancer - how to deal with cancer patients - how to integrate the different treatment modalities - the emergencies in oncology.
Cancerology: epidemiology of cancer and its causal factors - diagnosis and staging - therapeutic strategy - oncological emergencies – principles of immunotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonotherapy, and targeted therapies - principles of radiation therapy - how to deal with cancer pain - the top five cancers in men and women - elements of psychosocial oncology
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Multidisciplinary teaching based on clinical cases.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Written exam. The students have to answer open questions in a concise way.
Teaching materials
  • Diapositives du cours et podcast des cours magistraux.
  • Slides of each lesson – podcast.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Biomedicine

Master [180] in Medecine

Advanced Master in Clinical Biology