UCSF Ortho Oncology Core

UCSF Oncology
Overview

About this Course

The UCSF Ortho Oncology Core provides educational content related to orthopaedic surgery for Oncology specialty.

Requirements

The UCSF Ortho Oncology Core is meant to be an educational resource for orthopaedic trainees. Learners should be practicing surgeons or surgeons in training.

Course Staff

Faculty Contributor:
Dr. Rosanna Wustrack

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Dr. Rosanna Wustrack
Diagnosis of Soft Tissue Tumors

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the core elements of a pathology report
  • Recognize common histological features of soft-tissue tumors
  • Describe¬†histologic features that distinguish benign and malignant soft-tissue tumors

Recorded Lecture

Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors

Learning Objectives

  • Review imaging findings and general imaging characteristics of benign and malignant soft tissue tumors, with a focus on MR findings
  • Describe tissue-specific signal characteristics of benign and malignant soft tissue tumors
  • Beyond diagnosis: describe concepts of tumor margins/infiltration, treatment monitoring, and recurrence
  • Develop a differential diagnosis for soft tissue tumors based on imaging

Recorded Lecture

Management of Soft Tissue Tumors

Radiation therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma Learning objectives

Learning objectives

  • Understand essentials of radiation biology and delivery
  • Distinguish between various intervention modalities for soft tissue sarcoma, including:
    • Conventional radiotherapy
    • Intraoperative (IORT/BT) radiotherapy
    • Palliative/metastasis-directed radiotherapy

Recorded Lecture

Radiotherapy - Dr. Braunstein