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Lesson Format Interview Video
Key Topics
- Cancer Diagnosis
- Molecular Pathology
- Techniques Used
Level beginner
Completion Time 6 minutes
- Screen-reader compatible
- Narration available as PDF
Lesson description

This interview with Dr. Ju-Yoon Yoon, a Molecular Pathologist covers the topic “What does a Molecular Pathologist do” in greater detail. You can learn about the different techniques used in Molecular Pathology as well as how Molecular Pathologists play a role in diagnosing and treating cancer.

Learning objectives

By the end of this lesson, the viewers will be able to:

  • Understand how Molecular Pathologists help diagnose and treat cancer
  • Explain the difference between a Medical Oncologist and a Molecular Pathologist
  • List and describe some of the common techniques used in Molecular Pathology
  • Describe some of the common misconceptions about Molecular Pathologists
Want to learn more?
Check out the links to these trusted resources to learn more about some of the topics covered in this lesson.
  • Written by Dr. Ju-Yoon Yoon, St. Michael’s Hospital: Unity Health Toronto and Kyster Nanan, OMPRN Project Manager and Education Lead
  • Reviewed by Karen Haas and Terry Hawrysh, OMPRN Patient Partners
  • Video by Kyster Nanan, OMPRN Project Manager and Education Lead and Leigh-Ann van Strip, OMPRN Molecular Pathology Education Associate
  • Music by Kevin MacLeod
Version history
Published January 17, 2024