TYPE: Elective module
CREDITS: 6
COORDINATOR: Josep Roma, PhD - personal profile

The objectives of this module are:

  • To provide the students with sufficient knowledge about the relevant characteristics of the cancer process, including its establishment and progression.
  • To distinguish the morphology and patho-physiology, as well as the main molecular alterations of a number of tumor types, all essential elements for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

CONTENTS

  1. Introduction to neoplastic diseases
  2. Epidemiology, diagnosis and treatments
  3. Molecular biology of cancer
  4. Gastrointestinal tumors
  5. Brain Tumors
  6. Urologic tumors
  7. Ginecologic tumors
  8. Hematologic tumors
  9. Childhood cancers

TEACHERS

Josep Roma Castanyer, PhD – josep.roma@vhir.org
Principal Investigator in Translational Research in Child and Adolescent Cancer Research Group. VHIR.

Rosanna Paciucci, PhD – rosanna.paciucci@vhir.org
Principal Investigator in Biomedical Research in Urology Research Group. VHIR.

Anna Santamaria Margalef, PhD – anna.santamaria@vhir.org
Principal Investigator in Biomedical Research in Gynecology Research Group. VHIR.

Miquel Segura Ginard, PhD – miguel.segura@vhir.org
Principal Investigator in Translational Research in Child and Adolescent Cancer Research Group. VHIR.