Information for module BIOCG013
This module is available for: The current academic year and The next academic year(provisional)
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|Module code:||BIOCG013(Add to my personalised list)|
|Division:||Division of Biosciences|
|Module organiser:||Professor K Srai|
|Organiser's location:||Room G16 Darwin Building UCL|
|Available for students in Year(s):||4,|
|Module outline:||This course focuses the on mechanism of cancer and the cutting edge in its treatment. It focuses on the regulation of cell proliferation, DNA damage and repair, Aberrant growth regulatory mechanisms in malignant cells, Oncogenes related to guanine nucleotide-binding proteins, Inherited cancers; the genetics of tumour suppressor genes, The biochemistry of tumour suppressor gene-encoded proteins, Chromosomal translocations in cancer, Metastasis and adhesion molecules; angiogenesis, colorectal cancer as a model of tumour progression, The regulation of normal haemopoiesis and haematological malignancies. The origins of epithelial tumours, tumour measurement and location; markers and imaging, An overview of systemic cancer therapy, Cytotoxic drug therapy and drug resistance, Targeted and cytokine therapy in solid tumours, Hormone-dependent tumours and hormonal therapy, Mechanisms of cure in leukaemia, Cancer prevention.|
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|Module assessment:||Coursework 30.00%.|
Unseen two-hour written examination 70.00%.
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|Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)|
|Last updated:||2012-07-16 12:51:55 by|