VLON9X1p Clinical oncology

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. MUDr. Zdeněk Adam, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Otakar Bednařík (lecturer)
MUDr. Dagmar Brančíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Bučková (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Michael Doubek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Vuk Fait, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Lenka Foretová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Halámková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Josef Chovanec, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Lenka Jakubíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Andrea Janíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Tomáš Kazda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Igor Kiss, Ph.D., MBA (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Ilona Kocáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Radek Lakomý, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jozef Michalka (lecturer)
MUDr. Radim Němeček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Lenka Ostřížková (lecturer)
MUDr. Katarína Petráková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Zdeněk Řehák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Jana Skřičková, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Ondřej Sláma, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Marek Svoboda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Petr Szturz, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jiří Šedo, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Pavel Šlampa, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Jaroslav Štěrba, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jiří Tomášek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Miroslav Tomíška, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Štěpán Tuček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jiří Vyskočil (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Rostislav Vyzula, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Miloš Holánek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Anna Kleinbauerová (assistant)
MUDr. Tereza Vafková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Igor Kiss, Ph.D., MBA
Comprehensive Cancer Care Department – Institutions shared with the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute – Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Eva Čechmanová
Supplier department: Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology – Joint workplaces with the University Hospital Brno - workplaces of the Bohunice and Mater. Hospital – Faculty of Medicine (15,00 %), Department of Pediatric Oncology – Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) – Faculty of Medicine (10,00 %), Comprehensive Cancer Care Department – Institutions shared with the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute – Faculty of Medicine (65,00 %), Department of Radiation Oncology – Institutions shared with the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute – Faculty of Medicine (10,00 %)
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( VLFA08222c Pharmacology II || VLFA0722c Pharmacology IIp ) && VLLP0633c Clinical Introduction III - practice && VLCH0832c Surgery II - practicals && VLOT7X1c Otorhinolaryngology - practice
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objectives can be summarized as follow: to understand the basis teaching of oncology, supportive care and treatment of all frequent oncologic diseases.
Learning outcomes
Student should be able to understand basics of general and special oncology, recognize basic symptoms of malignant diseases and know basic principles of cancer diagnostics and therapy on the level of general practitioner.
  • General oncology
  • Tumor development. Nutritional factors in tumor development. Nutritional issues in cancer patients. Morphological and clinical classifications. Anticancer chemotherapy, hormonotherapy and biotherapy. Radiotherapy. Oncological surgery. Use of radionuclides in diagnostics and therapy. Infectious complications in immunocompromised hosts, treatment of febrile neutropenia and sepsis. Palliative, supportive and analgesic care. Acute complications in oncological patients. Thrombophilia, coagulopathies, hypercalcemia, malignant osteolysis, hyperleukocytosis and hyperviscosity syndrome. Psychological support for cancer patients, their relatives and nursing staff. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
  • Special oncology
  • Head and neck cancer. Skin tumors. Breast cancer. Digestive tract cancers. Urinary tract tumors. Tumors of the pleura, mediastinum and lungs. Malignant hematological diseases.
  • You can find detailed information in Interactive syllabus: https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/med/podzim2021/VLON9X1p/index.qwarp
    required literature
  • KISS, Igor, Radim NĚMEČEK, Michael DOUBEK and Rostislav VYZULA. Klinická onkologie pro mediky. Solidní nádory, nádory dětského věku a hematologické malignity (Clinical Oncology for Medical Students. Solid tumors, childhood tumors and hematological malignancies). Online. 3., přepr. a dopl. elektron. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2021. ISBN 978-80-210-9908-1. Portál LF MU Brno info
    not specified
  • ADAM, Zdeněk, Marta KREJČÍ and Jiří VORLÍČEK. Speciální onkologie. Příznaky, diagnostika a léčba maligních chorob (Special oncology. Symptoms, diagnostics and therapy of malignant disease). 1st ed. Praha: Galén, 2010, 418 pp. Med. ISBN 978-80-7262-648-9. info
Teaching methods
online prelearning in interactive syllabus + seminars + practical lessons at the depatments of clinical and radiation oncology, onco-surgery, onco-gynaecology, onco-urology and pediatric oncology
Assessment methods
Oncology for students of general medicine ends with oral examination.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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Teacher's information
Detailed information about the organisation and materials for your self-study are published in Interactive syllabus in IS MUNI: https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/med/podzim2021/VLON9X1p/index.qwarp

To be able to take part in the practice from Clinical oncology you have to study the prelearning materials. There is also a test in ROPOTs, that is in the autumn semester 2021 optional. In spring semester 2022 passing the test will be obligatory to take part in the Clinical oncology - practice.

Seminars and practical lessons take place in Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute, IHOK FN Brno and KDO FN Brno.

The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022, spring 2023, autumn 2023, spring 2024, autumn 2024, spring 2025.
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