Courses for patients

This course is designed for patient-representatives on clinical studies groups and clinical trials committees

Introducing the science of cancer and its treatment (2 day)

Level: basic

Description: This course provides a broad grounding in cancer cell biology, including key concepts such as cells, DNA, proteins, cell division, gene transcription, genetic mutation, cell communication and cancer growth and metastasis. It gives an introduction to the concepts behind targeted cancer treatments and the difficulties faced when designing clinical trials for these agents.

Contact Elaine if you would like to see the programme for this course.