Medical and paramedical courses

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University and postgraduate oncology training is organized by the Institut Curie teams. The following training courses are organized in partnership between Institut Curie clinical teams and Universities: DU (University diploma) in breast disease (Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University), DIU (Inter-University Diploma) in oncopharmacology (Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University in partnership with Pierre and Marie Curie University, Reims Champagne Ardennes University), and DIU in oncogenics (Paris Descartes University in partnership with Paris Diderot University). Institut Curie clinical teams also regularly organize other postgraduate training courses for physicians.
Medical students at the Paris Descartes School of Medicine receive specialized oncology training during their attachments, concerning global management of cancer patients and topics of the national classifying examination (ECN).
Interns/DES students initiate or continue their training in various oncology subspecialties and in multidisciplinary oncology. They also receive specific theoretical training in the various departments/wards and the Institut Curie environment allows them to attend numerous seminars and participate in meetings between scientists and clinicians.