Section 2 – Medical terminology, Diagnostic tests and Treatments relating to Cancer

Launched April 2012 (Anatomy and Physiology module currently in development)

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The following modules provide you with an understanding of the human anatomy and physiology, key medical terms and also explain the different types of diagnostic tests carried out and the treatments a patient may receive depending on their diagnosis.

What is Cancer?

  • The history of cancer
  • Cell biology of cancer and cell cycle
  • Types of cancer
  • Causes and risks
  • Methods of diagnosis and treatment overview

Medical Terminology

  • Word Roots, Suffixes & Prefixes
  • Common Symptomatic Suffixes
  • Common Diagnostic Suffixes
  • Complaints & Symptoms
  • Physical Findings
  • Illnesses

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Introduction to the Human Body
    • Cells, Tissues & Membranes
    • Skeletal System
    • Muscular System
    • Nervous System
    • Endocrine System
    • Cardiovascular System
    • Lymphatic System
    • Respiratory System
    • Digestive System
    • Urinary System
    • Reproductive System

Diagnostic Tests

  • Diagnostic Tests
    • History & Physical Examination
    • Laboratory Tests
    • Tumour Markers
    • X-rays
    • Other Imaging
    • Nuclear Scans
    • Ultrasound
    • Endoscopies
    • Pathology

Cancer Treatment

  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormonal Therapy
  • Biological Therapy
  • Combination Therapy
  • Subsequent Therapy
  • Other Therapies

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