Episode from the podcastSurgery 101

82. Principles of Cancer Surgery I: Diagnosis

Released Monday, 13th February 2012
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In this episode Dr Jonathan White discusses the general approach to making a diagnosis in patients undergoing cancer surgery. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:
  • list the four most common cancers
  • briefly outline how to counsel a patient with suspected cancer
  • explain the importance of diagnostic tests and pre-operative biopsy
  • describe some basic steps in communicating a cancer diagnosis

Running time 15:17