This module is a core module on the MSc Clinical Oncology programme, an optional module on the MRes Cancer Sciences programme and can also be taken on a stand-alone basis for CPD purposes.
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.
Module Attendance Required
One week block of teaching plus exam to follow.
15 – 19 January 2018
Academics involved in the delivery of this module
Prof P Murray, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
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.
For further information please contact:
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7672