Topic selection in undergraduate medical education and relevance to general practice.

@article{Haagedoorn1998TopicSI,
  title={Topic selection in undergraduate medical education and relevance to general practice.},
  author={E Milly L Haagedoorn and Jakob de Vries},
  journal={Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={137-40}
}
Most patients who have possibly malignant diseases are first seen by physicians not specifically trained in oncology. The cancer education that undergraduate medical students receive is frequently dominated by basic science topics, detailed staging data, pharmacology of cancer drugs, and treatment protocols. This is not in accordance with the needs in general practice. In pre-course information and correspondence with reference to the International Summer School "Oncology for Medical Students… CONTINUE READING

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