date_range Débute le 25 janvier 2016
event_note Se termine le 29 février 2016
list 5 séquences
assignment Niveau : Introductif
chat_bubble_outline Langue : Anglais
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Les infos clés

credit_card Formation gratuite
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timer 10 heures de cours

En résumé

Cancer strikes individuals, affects families and causes economic hardship. The burden of cancer will rise globally in coming years due to a growing, aging world population. This open course is designed for people who may be unfamiliar with science but are interested in developing a sound understanding of cancer and how it is diagnosed, treated, prevented and studied.

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Le programme

    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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    Les intervenants

    • Michael Caligiuri - College of Medicine
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    Le concepteur

    The Ohio State University is one of the largest universities in the United States. It's also home to a diverse group of the best and brightest people in the world: dedicated faculty, passionate students, and innovative researchers who make Ohio State one of the world's truly great universities.
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    La plateforme

    Coursera est une entreprise numérique proposant des formation en ligne ouverte à tous fondée par les professeurs d'informatique Andrew Ng et Daphne Koller de l'université Stanford, située à Mountain View, Californie.

    Ce qui la différencie le plus des autres plateformes MOOC, c'est qu'elle travaille qu'avec les meilleures universités et organisations mondiales et diffuse leurs contenus sur le web.

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    Very informative on the basics of cancer biology and treatment. If you already know about cell biology most of this course will be easy.

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    le 4 mars 2018

    Very informative on the basics of cancer biology and treatment. If you already know about cell biology most of this course will be easy.

    le 25 février 2018

    This was a very interesting course and well put together I enjoyed the lessons and the variety of information about the existing types of cancer.

    le 5 février 2018

    I took this course, because my mother was just diagnosed with Colon Cancer. Although this news was not easy I just want to be more knowledgeable about this "disease" and educate myself a little. Thank you.

    le 31 janvier 2018

    I appreciate that this course covers such a wide variety of topics, but I would love to see more than just prostate cancer examined in further depth in an independent course. I think the first instructor in this course does the best job of breaking down complex concepts into more comprehensive topics. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to expand their knowledge in how to classify cancers into carinomas, sarcomas, leukemias, and lymphomas (the four general classes caner falls into) and then how to stage them appropriately, staging of the more common types of cancer that occur, or people looking for more information about how cells interact with chemotherapies, immunotherapies, and radiotherapies.

    le 23 janvier 2018

    It was a comprehensive review of the development of cancer. I only wish we had more time to go into the specific genetics of the genes related to the development of cancer.