Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 302 - Cancer Biology

15 Points

Semester 2


A study of the scientific basis of cancer including: mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of cancer, carcinogenesis, DNA damage and repair, properties of cancer cells (including abnormalities of growth and cell cycle control), the growth of tumours, the classification and histopathology of cancers, and an introduction to therapeutic strategies.


Prerequisite: BIOSCI 356 or MEDSCI 203

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