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.
7-11 October 2019
Written assignment (3000 words) (60% of the module mark) and one hour multiple choice questions examination (30% of the module mark).
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:
This course is available without the assessment/credits if preferred.
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