Cellular and Molecular Biology of Cancer Module Overview This module aims to provide an update on the cellular lesions underlying the development of cancer. The module provides an essential underpinning to the subsequent modules by ensuring that you have the necessary background knowledge of recent advances in molecular medicine. Topics Covered - Oncogenes, tumour suppressor genes, mechanisms of metastasis and apoptosis. the role of viruses, environmental carcinogens and chromosomal alterations in cancers will be discussed. Credits 20 credits Module Dates 2014/15 dates 6-10 Oct 2014 Assessment Non assessed oral presentation and assessed written assignment (3000 words) Academics involved in the delivery of this module Dr Sally Roberts- Senior Lecturer Cancer Studies Stand Alone Course This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. Fee if taken as a stand alone course £1100 This course is available without the assessment/credits if preferred. To apply please contact: Programme Administrator Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3803 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .