Hematology and oncology

Custodian: Dr. Peter Vetere
Reviewer:

ROYAL COLLEGE OBJECTIVES: HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY
  1. Symptoms, signs and findings
    • Common abnormalities of complete blood count and peripheral morphology
    • Abnormal bleeding or bruising
    • Thrombosis
    • Lymphadenopathy
    • Hepatosplenomegaly
  2. Conditions
    • Nutritional anemia
    • Congenital and acquired bleeding and clotting disorders
    • Cytopenias
    • Disorders of hemoglobin and red cells
    • Platelet disorders
    • Bone marrow failure
    • Acute leukemias
    • Common malignancies of childhood
  3. Late effects of cancer therapy
  4. Common side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and their management
  5. Principles underlying transfusion of blood and blood products
USEFUL WEBSITES
  1. Canadian Pediatric Society
PRACTICE QUESTIONS
  1. Cards: On-line cases for development of clinical reasoning skills
LECTURES AND REVIEW ARTICLES

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Last updated 22 October 2021.