TBIO-513 Clinical Conference on Breast Cancer
Fall for 2017-2018
Spring for 2017-2018
Course Director: Dr. Filipa Lynce

Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM
Date: Tuesdays
Location: Marietta Conference Room in Lombardi Cancer Center First Floor
The Interdisciplinary Program in Tumor Biology provides doctoral and masters students with training for a career in cancer biology research. Integral to this program is exposure to clinical medicine through TBIO 513. This course provides case based instruction on the management principals of breast cancer, rooted in the treatment modalities of surgery, radiation, and systemic therapy. Cases are presented by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians from Georgetown University Hospital and the Lombardi Cancer Center who practice breast oncology including surgeons, pathologists, radiologists and medical oncologists, radiation oncologist.
Through weekly meetings, actual select cases are discussed that highlight the clinical strategies used in the management of breast cancer. The rationale for treatments are evidence based and students will learn of the establish research studies that support current practices as well as ongoing trials and emerging data. Students will have access to the clinicians to address or clarify topics that may arise in the basic science environment. This course will precipitate research ideas, provide opportunities for collaboration with the clinical staff and support the participant’s research and academic scholarship.

Assignments & Expectations of Students

Evaluation will be based on attendance. Meetings Tuesday 5-6:00pm.
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
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