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MSc Oncology course modules

The following module guides are available as PDFs.

You can also download the MSc Oncology Student Handbook 2017/18.


PART A (Basic Sciences) modules

1. Cell and Molecular Biology of Cancer (20 credits)
Module Leaders: Dr Nicola Valeri, Dr Dragomir Krastev

2. Statistics for the Oncologist (10 credits)
Module Leaders: Mrs Jo Haviland, Mrs Lucy Kilburn

3. Cancer Therapies (30 credits)
 
Clinical Pharmacology
Module Leaders; Dr Judith Cave, Dr Sarah Rudman
 
Introduction to Radiation Sciences 
Module Leaders: Dr Amen Sibtain, Dr Navita Somaiah
 
Advanced Radiation 
Module Leaders: Dr Susan Lalondrelle, Dr John Glaholm 
 
Experimental Cancer Pharmacology 
Module Leaders: Dr Roshan Agarwal, Dr Juanita Lopez

 

PART B (Clinical Sciences) modules

4. Research Methods (10 credits)
Module Leaders: Dr Anna Wilkins, Mrs Jo Haviland

5. Cancer Treatments 1 (20 credits)

Principles of Genito-Urinary Cancers
Specialist Lead: Dr Alison Tree

Principles of Gastro-Intestinal Cancers
Specialist Lead: Dr John Bridgewater 

Gynaecological Malignancy
Specialist Lead: Dr Kate Lankester 

Acute Oncology
Specialist Lead: Dr Jaishree Bhosle

Palliative Care
Specialist Lead: Dr Rema Jyothirmayi

Sarcoma
Specialist Lead: Dr Aisha Miah

Skin Malignancy
Specialist Lead: Dr Susan Lalondrelle

HIV Related Malignancy
Specialist Lead: Dr David Bloomfield

Living with and Beyond Cancer/Survivorship
Specialist Lead: Dr Susannah Stanway

6. Cancer in Context (10 credits)
Module Leaders: Dr David Bloomfield, Mrs Clare Moynihan

7. Cancer Treatments 2  (20 credits)

Breast Cancer
Specialist Lead: Dr David Bloomfield and Dr Gargi Patel

Respiratory and Lung Cancer
Specialist Lead Dr Jeanette Dickson

Head and Neck Cancer
Specialist Lead: Dr Richard Simcock

Central Nervous System Cancer
Specialist Lead: Dr Matt Williams

Lymphoma / Haematological Cancer
Specialist Lead: Dr Donna Lancaster

Cancer Control in Low and Middle Income Countries
Specialist Lead: Dr Susannah Stanway

Paediatric/Teenage/Young Adult Cancer
Specialist Lead: Dr Donna Lancaster


PART C Dissertation

8. Module Guide (60 credits) 

Part C Tutors: Professor Robert Huddart, Dr Matthew Williams, Dr Nicola Rosenfelder, Dr John Glaholm and Dr Tom Richards
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