Specialisation track on Companion Animal Oncology
The specialisation on Companion Animal Oncology consists of the courses:
By following the specialisation track on Companion Animal Oncology you will gain
- Experience and advanced level expertise in diagnostic work up including staging and grading of the oncology patient, the use of diagnostic tools including biopsy principles and staging and grading of the most common companion animal cancers.
- Experience and advanced level expertise in the medical and multimodality management of companion animal cancer patients including indications for, planning of and administration of single and multiagent chemotherapy for the most commonly treated companion animal cancers and the principles and role of radiotherapy.
- Experience and advanced level expertise in classification, monitoring and prevention and management of chemotherapy adverse effects according to the guidelines established by VCOG (Veterinary Comparative Oncology Group).
- Advanced level of knowledge, skills and competences within the approach to, assessment and management of the companion animal cancer patient in need of surgery including special anaesthesia and analgesia requirements.
Follow the link to read the course descriptions.
The responsible course directors at the specialisation track on Companion Animal Oncology are:
- Professor Annemarie Thuri Kristensen, University of Copenhagen
- Professor Thomas Eriksen, University of Copenhagen
Lecturers at the specialisation track in Companion Animal Oncology
International and national lecturers with specialist knowledge in the field will be invited to contribute
- Professor Joanna Morris
- Professor Kyle G. Mathews
- Professor Peter Sandøe
- Dr. Anders E. Hansen
- Assistant Professor Betina Børresen
- Professor Fintan McEvoy
- Assistant Professor Lene Buelund
As certified/specialist, you can apply for enrolment directly at the Oncology specialisation track.
- From Sweden: Swedish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Swedish known as Steg 1
- From Norway: Norwegian specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Norwegian known as Specialisering i veterinærmedisin, spesialitet smådyr
- From Finland: Finnish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Finnish known as Pieneläinsairauksien erikoiseläinlääkäri
- From Denmark: DVA in Small Animal Diseases, in Danish known as certificeret fagdyrlæge i sygdomme hos hunde og katte.