Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cancer

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

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.

20 credits

Module Dates
7-11 October 2019

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
Dr Graham Taylor - Senior Lecturer in Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy

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: clinicaloncology@contacts.bham.ac.uk