Molecular Pathology of Cancer

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.

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.

Credits
20 credits

Module Attendance Required
One week block of teaching plus exam to follow.

Module Dates
2017/18 dates

15 – 19 January 2018

Assessment
 MCQ exam.

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
£1100

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

For further information please contact: 

Programme Administrator

Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7672
Email: clinicaloncology@contacts.bham.ac.uk