Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
RTR2010 Clinical Oncology Spring 2 0 2 3
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor AYBİKE ELİF BOLCAN
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor GULCICEK DERE
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: It is aimed to gain knowledge about cancer and cancer types, staging, diagnosis and treatment models, modalities and to develop competence in the responsibilities of the radiotherapy technician in the field of Clinical Oncology.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1 To have knowledge about the definition and staging of cancer
2. To know treatment models and current approaches
3. The increase in the level of professional knowledge of the Radiotherapy Technician for its applications in the field

Course Content

Diagnosis of cancer, staging of cancers, types of cancers, therapeutic approaches.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Overview of Clinical Oncology
2) General definitions of radiation, tumor, apoptosis, cancer
3) General cancer symptoms and causes
4) Overview of treatment approaches
5) Turkey and World Cancer Statistics
6) TNM Staging, Cancer Classification
7) Treatment Models and Devices
8) Midterm
9) Large and Small Intestine, Bladder, Liver, Kidney Cancers - Presentation and Discussions
10) Endometrium, Cervix, Stomach Cancers and Bone tumors - Presentation and Discussions
11) Lung, Colon and Rectum Cancer, Brain tumors- Presentation and Discussions
12) Melanoma, Lymphoma, Breast Cancers- Presentation and Discussions
13) Thyroid, Ovary, Larynx, Pancreas Cancers - Presentation and Discussions
14) Prostate, Childhood Cancers - Presentation and Discussions


Course Notes / Textbooks: Derste kaynak olarak öğretim üyesi ders slaytları kullanılacaktır.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 30
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Homework Assignments 3 5 15
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 74

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.