Chevron Left
返回到 Introduction to the Biology of Cancer

学生对 约翰霍普金斯大学 提供的 Introduction to the Biology of Cancer 的评价和反馈

4,211 个评分
889 条评论


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....



Mar 18, 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


Aug 01, 2020

Excellent course for anyone interested in knowing more about the origin, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, even for beginners. Thanks to JHU for putting such an excellent course material together!


501 - Introduction to the Biology of Cancer 的 525 个评论(共 874 个)

创建者 Brindha H

Jan 22, 2017

Very useful any knowledge acquiring course

创建者 Rosa A M P

Apr 21, 2016

Excelente colegio,excelente curso. gracias

创建者 Reem E

Jun 25, 2020

Excellent lecturers, thank you very much.

创建者 Dr. S U

Jun 08, 2020


创建者 Ansmariya J

Apr 05, 2020

it was very useful and easy to understand

创建者 Kripitch

Jul 16, 2019

Easy to understand and interesting topics

创建者 B4Meka

Apr 03, 2019

Worth the time to learn from this course.

创建者 Nooshin A

Jun 25, 2018

Perfect! Thank YOU all for your supports!

创建者 Esther Z

Jul 14, 2017

Como introducción me parece muy completa.

创建者 Robyn A

Jul 13, 2017

Great course! Easy to understand jargons!

创建者 Lana G

Apr 13, 2016

Excellent introduction to subject matter.

创建者 Herman R D M Q

Jul 28, 2020

Excelente curso introductorio de cáncer.

创建者 Jose M G V

May 26, 2020

Un curso muy completo acerca del caancer

创建者 Josette M

May 08, 2020

Very informative and easy to understand.

创建者 Massiel C

Dec 08, 2017

Entendí muchas cosas y te hace consiente

创建者 Pranav A

Jun 27, 2020

It was pretty informative and well made

创建者 Gayathri D

Jun 23, 2020

I learned many skills from these course

创建者 Wilma G

Jun 07, 2019

awesome course with clear explanations.

创建者 Shyam K

Dec 06, 2016

Clear, thorough and interesting course!

创建者 Akhil H

Jun 13, 2020

Best source for learning about cancer.

创建者 Eduarda A d P M S

May 20, 2020

Aprendi muito mais do que eu gostaria!

创建者 Christina S

May 16, 2020

It was really helpful and interesting.

创建者 Ashitha K S

May 08, 2020

Very interesting information.Thank you

创建者 Niravkumar D M

Aug 18, 2017

Excellent course, very well structured

创建者 Aravind S

May 28, 2020

Very well structured and informative.