Molecular markers
Molecular cytology competency assessment
Basic molecular oncology



Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 4 January 2019, last major update February 2014

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PubMed Search: Basic molecular oncology cytopathology review[ptyp]


Zubair W. Baloch, M.D., Ph.D.
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Medical knowledge
  1. Define oncogene and tumor suppressor genes
  2. Understand the difference between oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes
  3. Understand how genetic alterations lead to specific malignancies
  4. Describe and list a few key oncogenes and tumor suppressor gene mutations in hematopoietic malignancies
  5. Describe and list a few key oncogenes and tumor suppressor gene mutations in solid tumors
Practice based learning and systems based practice
  1. Understand the role of oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes in the development and diagnosis of hematopoietic and solid tumors
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