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Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

Curriculum

Two of the sources for our curriculum are the DeVita, Hellman and Rosenberg's Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology and the Williams Hematology textbooks:

Principles and Practices of Oncology

Hematology

 

Other sources of information for our fellows are the American Society of Hematology Self-Assessment Program and ASCO Self-Evaluation Program textbooks.

ASH Self AssessmentASCO Self Evaluation

Core Conference List of Topics

The Core Conference topics are derived from both DeVita and Williams textbooks, and are rotated on an eighteen month basis. Below is our current schedule of topics for this conference, including source information.

2014

January 8     "Breast Cancer" - DeVita chapters 105-106

January 15    "Colorectal Cancer" - DeVita chapters 89-90

January 22    "Kidney Cancer" - DeVita chapters 92-93

January 29    "Prostate Cancer" - DeVita chapters 96-97

February 5    "Cancer Screening and Prevention" - DeVita chapters 50-63

February 12   "Malignant Cutaneous and Ocular Melanoma - DeVita chapters 118-119 and 140

February 19   "Head and Neck Cancers" - DeVita chapters 71-73

February 26    No conference - Oncology In-training examinations

March 5         "Bladder/Ureteral/Renal pelvis/Urethral/Penile Cancers" - DeVita chapters 94-95 and 98

March 12       "Cancer Genome/Genomic Instability/Epigenetics" - DeVita chapters 1-3

March 19       "Testis Cancer and Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumors" - DeVita chapters 99 and 77

March 26        No conference - Hematology In-service examinations

April 2           "Cervix/Vaginal/Vulvar Cancers" - DeVita chapters 100-101

April 9           "Uterine/Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors" - DeVita chapters 102-103

April 16         "Telomeres/Cell Signaling/Cell Cycle/Cell Death/Cancer Metabolism" - DeVita chapters 4-8

April 23         "Ovarian Cancer" - DeVita chapter 104

April 30          No conference - Yash Kataria Research Day

May 7            "Lung Cancer" - DeVita chapters 74-76

May 14          "Hodgkin's Disease" - Williams chapter 126 and DeVita chapter 126

May 21          "NHL Including Cutaneous and CNS" - Williams chapters 127-129 and DeVita chapters 125, 127-129

May 28          "Inflammation and Cancer" 

June 4           "Angiogenesis/Metastasis/Cancer Stem Cells" - DeVita chapters 9-11

June 11         "Mediastinal Tumors and Unknown Primary" - DeVita chapters 77 and 137

June 18         "Myeloma/Amyloid/Waldenstrom's/Heavy Chain Disease" - Williams chapters 106-109

June 25          No conference - fellowship orientation day

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