Molecular Pathology of Cancer

Module Overview

The main morphological characteristics of neoplasms will be discussed and how this contributes to the identification and classification of cancer. Methods of tumour staging and the role of pathological investigations in cancer therapy and prognostication will be taught. Traditional and recent innovations in pathological techniques (laser microdissection and proteomics/ biomarkers) will be demonstrated and their value in cancer diagnosis and classification discussed.


20 credits

Module Attendance Required

One week block of teaching plus exam to follow.

Module Dates

18 – 22 January 2016


 MCQ exam.

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Prof P Murray, 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


This course is available without the assessment/credits if preferred.

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