Introduction to the Science of Cancer

Introduction to the Science of Cancer

10 h
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  • Introductive Level

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Module One : What is Cancer
  • Anatomy of a cell
  • DNA, genes and mutations
  • Solid tumors
  • Childhood cancer
Module Two : Diagnosis of Cancer
  • Genomics
  • Epigenetics
  • Imaging
Module Three : Treatment of Cancer
  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Immune therapy
Module Four : Prevention of Cancer
  • Tobacco 
  • Alcohol 
  • Diet 
  • Chronic infections 
  • Heredity and cancer 
Module Five : Cancer Research
  • Epidemiology and population science research
  • Clinical trials
  • Correlative research




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