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Introduction to Oncology: Metastasis and Staging (INOMS)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Introduction to Oncology: Metastasis and Staging
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsThis course explains how a cancer can spread through the body, and how that metastatic event can determine treatment options.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Introduction to Oncology: Metastasis and Staging course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Overview
6. Growth of the Primary Tumor
7. Metastasis Requirements
8. Anchorage Independence
9. Secondary Tumors
10. Progress Check

11. Objectives
12. Common Growth Factors
13. Mechanism of Action
14. Progress Check

15. Objectives
16. TNM Overview
17. T
18. N
19. M
20. Tumor Grade
21. Overall Stage Grouping
22. Recurrent Disease
23. Progress Check

24. Summary


List the requirements for metastasis.
Understand the differences between primary and secondary cancers.
Explain the role of growth factors in metastasis and cancer.
List several common growth factors.
Describe the role of growth factors in metastasis and cancer.
List the components of the TNM system.
List the criteria for Roman Numeral Staging.
Describe staging systems for non-solid or specific cancers.

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
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