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Lesson Format Infographic
Key Topics
- Cancer Diagnosis
- Cancer Therapy
- Molecular Pathology
Level beginner
Completion Time 5 minutes
- Screen-reader compatible
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Lesson description

In this lesson, you will be introduced to the topic of molecular pathology. The lesson explores the definition of molecular pathology, lists some molecular pathology techniques and describes the ways molecular pathology is involved in cancer care.


Learning objectives

By the end of this lesson, the learners will:

  1. Understand the definition of molecular pathology;
  2. Be able to name some techniques used in molecular pathology, and
  3. Be able to explain how molecular pathology contributes to cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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Written by Kyster Nanan, OMPRN Project Manager and Education LeadReviewed by Karen Haas and Terry Hawrysh, OMPRN Patient Partners and Victoria Hoskin, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


Version history
Published March 01, 2023