How does a cell becomes a tumor?

VALL D'HEBRON INSTITUT D'ONCOLOGIA

Presentation

Discover how does a cell becomes a tumor

This talk will explain to the students what a cell is, how does it work and how can it becomes a tumor. In this way, the conference will disseminate concepts that attendees know and work at school. In addition, the presentation will show to the audience what cancer is and what are the mechanisms that cause a cell to become a tumor. The talk will also introduce concepts such as mutations, genetic material or risk factors to develop cancer. Moreover, it will reinforce healthy lifestyle messages and protective factors that are in our hands that could help to reduce the risk of suffering a cancer by 40% in the future.

Age Range

Under 10, 10–12, 13–14,

Theme

Science, Chemistry & Biology

Topics

Biology, Biomedicine, Science,

Show times

Thursday
Start time End time Location Reserve
15:30 16:15 Presentation Room