Virtual Patient Cases

1. Learning Modules

Learn about general and site specific concepts and emergencies
View Modules

2. Whiteboard Videos

Watch oncology videos created by the LearnOncology Team
Watch Videos

3. Virtual Patients

Diagnose the virtual patients to practice your oncology knowledge
Practice Your Skills

4. Quizzes

Test your knowledge by completing the quizzes
Test Your Knowledge


‍This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

LearnOncology.ca contains comprehensive information encompassing the discipline of oncology.  The material is intended to teach medical students, residents, practicing or registered healthcare professionals the skills necessary to manage oncology cases, and is designed to encompass the Canadian Oncology Goals and Objectives for Medical Students

After reading through the Modules, test your knowledge by working through the Virtual Patient Cases and Quizzes, which will provide instant feedback. We hope you find this site educational and a valuable learning resource.



We acknowledge generous contributions of time and dedication from students, residents, physicians and patients for the creation and maintenance of this learning resource and information database.

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We also acknowledge the support of unrestricted educational grants. For more information, please contact us.


This website is an educational resource only and is designed to help medical students, residents, practicing or registered healthcare professionals learn about oncology.

This site is not intended to give medical advice regarding patient management and is not a substitute for medical advice.  For patient management a physician should be consulted.


The following are publications and abstracts from the LearnOncology project group:

  1. Ingledew P, Thau E, Lee A, Lai L, Hamilton S.Learning Interdisciplinary Care in the Context of a Novel Oncology Clerkship Elective. Medical Education 2013; 47(1):93.
  2. Thau, E, Hamilton, S, Lai, L., Ingledew P.  A full view of the oncology continum: learning oncology through a novel interdiscplinary clerkship elective.  Journal of Invest Med     2013;61(1):133.
  3. Lee A, Lai L, Hamilton S, Ingledew P. Learning oncology from an integrated interdisplinary perspective. Journal of Invest Med 2012;60(1):235.
  4. Lai L, Ingledew P. Development of an integrated interdisciplinary oncology elective. Journal of Investig Med 2011; 59(1):183.