Phrm Sci: Hematology & Oncology

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This block introduces students to the mechanisms of hematopoiesis, hemostasis, and cancer and the pathophysiology of anemia, bleeding disorders, carcinogenesis, and tumor angiogenesis are emphasized. The major drug classes and agents used clinically for the treatment of these disorders are introduced together with pertinent chemical properties/structure-activity relationship, and the pharmacology including: mechanism of action, adverse effects, key differentiation factors between individual agents, contraindications, and clinically significant drug-drug and drug-disease interactions. 2.5 credits.

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