Complexity of CancerSemester Course

Complexity of Cancer, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Biology, Pre-Medicine / Health Science
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course offers an in-depth, clinically focused examination of major cancer types in order to get an understanding of the clinical reality surrounding solid tumors and cancer patients. Overall themes include classifications, biological foundations, diagnostics, specific therapies, and respective complications. Through journal clubs, you evaluate the most recent clinical studies. Classes also include transposed patient cases, as well as student presentations.


Jakob Sidenius Johansen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M.D. (University of Copenhagen, 2014). Clinical Research Fellow at Department of Oncology, Herlev University Hospital (since 2015-). Former employment at Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bispebjerg University Hospital (2014) and General Practice at SundPraksis Vanløse (2014). Clinical tutor for medical students since 2015. Research and interests in cancer, diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers, end-of-life treatment, preventive healthcare. With DIS since 2019.

Morten Nielsen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M.D. (University of Copenhagen, 2012). Clinical Research Fellow, Center for Cancer Immune Therapy, Department of Oncology, Herlev Hospital (2015). With DIS since 2018.