Neoplastic conditions of the haemapoietic and lymphoid systems are closely related and account for over 4000 deaths in the UK each year. Treatment of patients with haemopoietic malignancies involves a range of strategies such as transplantation, tyrosine kinase inhibitors and differentiation agents. This course is delivered by both clinical and non-clinical staff and there is a strong emphasis on current research and recent developments within the discipline.


10 credits

Module Attendance Required

4 days block of teaching


3000 word assignment

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Dr Frederick Chen Honorary Senior Lecturer and NHS Consultant

Stand Alone Course

This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. For further information please contact:

Programme Administrator
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3803
Email: clinicaloncology@contacts.bham.ac.uk 

Fee if taken as a stand alone course


This module is available without the assessment/credits if preferred

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course

6 months oncology experience and holding a degree, preferably a 2.1 or equivalent qualifications in an appropriate medical/scientific subject.