Come meet the hero that would never be an Avenger!

Teaching Med students the side effects of chemo drugs

Teaching Med students the side effects of chemo drugs

 

Meet Captain Chemo-tox! The guy who’ll probably never be an Avenger.

Superpower? Crazy suit and costume that shows us the side effects of chemo drugs!

Ears – Cisplatin/Carboplatin (Acoustic nerve damage)
Arms, legs – Vincristine (Peripheral neuropathy)
Lungs – Bleomycin, Busulfan –> Pulmonary fibrosis
Heart – Doxorubicin, Trastuzumab (Cardiotoxicity)
Kidneys – Cisplatin/Carboplatin (nephrotoxicity)
Bladder – Cyclophosphamide (hemorrhagic cystitis)
Bone – 5-FU, 6-MP, Methotrexate (myelosuppression)

Thank you… Captain? You made my life just that little bit easier… hmm

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Onco 4 – Genetics of Colorectal Cancers

Colorectal cancer sequence

Colorectal cancer sequence – adapted from Robbins and Cotran Pathological Basis of Disease 9th ed

Find out the genetic component of the pathogenesis of colorectal cancers

Key Subject Resources

RESOURCES FOR KEY SUBJECT AREAS

CARDIOLOGY
  • Cardiovascular System at a Glance – Aaronson
  • Cardiovascular Physiology – Mohrman (Textbook)
  • Pathophysiology of the Heart – Lilly (Textbook)
HAEMATOLOGY
  • Essential Haematology – Hoffbrand
  • Haematology at a Glance – Hoffbrand
NEUROLOGY
  • Clinical Neurology: a primer – Gates (Textbook)
  • Eye Simulator
  • Neuroanatomy – an illustrated colour text – Crossman (Textbook)
  • Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases – Blumenfeld (Textbook)
ONCOLOGY
PAEDIATRICS 
  • Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics – Lissauer (Textbook)
  • Paediatrics at a Glance (Textbook)
  • Practical Paediatrics (Textbook)
POPULATION HEALTH
  • Essential Epidemiology – Webb (Textbook)
RESPIRATORY
  • Respiratory at a glance – Ward (Textbook)
  • Respiratory Physiology- The Essentials – West (Textbook)
SURGERY 
  • An Introduction to the Symptoms and Signs of Surgical Disease  (Textbook)
  • Essential Surgery: Problems, Diagnosis and Management (Textbook)

 

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