Chevron Left
Voltar para Introduction to the Biology of Cancer

Comentários e feedback de alunos de Introduction to the Biology of Cancer da instituição Universidade Johns Hopkins

4.8
estrelas
6,749 classificações

Sobre o curso

Over 500,000 people in the United States and over 8 million people worldwide are dying every year from cancer. As people live longer, the incidence of cancer is rising worldwide and the disease is expected to strike over 20 million people annually by 2030. This open course is designed for people who would like to develop an understanding of cancer and how it is prevented, diagnosed, and treated. The course introduces the molecular biology of cancer (oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes) as well as the biologic hallmarks of cancer. The course also describes the risk factors for the major cancers worldwide, including lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, and stomach cancer. We explain how cancer is staged, the major ways cancer is found by imaging, and how the major cancers are treated. In addition to the core materials, this course includes two Honors lessons devoted to cancers of the liver and prostate. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: - Identify the major types of cancer worldwide. (Lecture 1) - Describe how genes contribute to the risk and growth of cancer. (Lecture 2) - List and describe the ten cellular hallmarks of cancer. (Lecture 3) - Define metastasis, and identify the major steps in the metastatic process. (Lecture 4) - Describe the role of imaging in the screening, diagnosis, staging, and treatments of cancer. (Lecture 5) - Explain how cancer is treated. (Lecture 6) We hope that this course gives you a basic understanding of cancer biology and treatment. The course is not designed for patients seeking treatment guidance – but it can help you understand how cancer develops and provides a framework for understanding cancer diagnosis and treatment....

Melhores avaliações

AH

17 de mar de 2017

I am an Undergraduate student and i didnt even read oncology subject, but this course not just start the beginer level , butt gradually it goes in depth and the flow of lectuures and topics is smooth

SI

13 de jan de 2022

A beautifully structured course with highly valuable information explained with great detail in a simplified manner. Highly recommended for anyone interested to gain overall understanding of Cancer.

Filtrar por:

1 — 25 de 1,286 Avaliações para o Introduction to the Biology of Cancer

por Dan

25 de dez de 2018

por Simon S

12 de abr de 2019

por Mo I

25 de fev de 2017

por Ayesha H

18 de mar de 2017

por Fardin A A

6 de jun de 2020

por Omer K

22 de nov de 2016

por Mohammad D A

18 de dez de 2018

por Ankit K

1 de ago de 2020

por Madison A

27 de abr de 2020

por Övünç B

4 de set de 2019

por Zhaodong W

26 de mar de 2019

por Kaitlin M G

24 de jul de 2019

por Vamsi K S B

31 de jan de 2019

por Laura W

13 de ago de 2017

por Rakshith K

3 de fev de 2019

por Shriya I

13 de jan de 2022

por Jake F

4 de jan de 2019

por Parth R J

3 de fev de 2019

por Cynthia C

30 de nov de 2018

por Harishmitha N

21 de jan de 2019

por SARAH E O H

30 de jan de 2019

por sarah j

16 de jan de 2019

por María C S L

7 de jan de 2019

por Larissa P

7 de dez de 2018

por Estrella F J

14 de fev de 2019