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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 17, 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

Jul 31, 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!


526 - Introduction to the Biology of Cancer 的 550 个评论(共 1,071 个)

创建者 Melissa T

Jun 24, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the content and pace of this course.

创建者 Julissa D C H A

Oct 31, 2020

Facil de entender, con ideas muy precisas e importantes.

创建者 Sanjana K

Jul 31, 2019

It was really wonderful learning from Dr. Kenneth Pienta


Jul 4, 2019

It is very helpfull course i learn alot of thing from it

创建者 Sorokin B

Oct 24, 2016

Good course to familiarize yourself with cancer biology.

创建者 Mahdieh S B

Oct 1, 2016

An excellent course for reviewing the basics of oncology

创建者 Abdul R B

Aug 7, 2016

A wonderful course to get started or polish the concept.


Nov 20, 2020

Kudos !!! to the Authors of this comprehensive modules.

创建者 zahra N

Sep 6, 2020


Thank you to everyone who excelled in this course

创建者 Dr. V V

May 4, 2020

Very Interesting aspects of Cancer Biology for students

创建者 Samia S

Jan 14, 2019

Wonderful course that interested me and fed my passion.

创建者 Abdelrahman M E A

Oct 7, 2016

really thank you very much I am thankful of that course

创建者 Hasanul B

May 14, 2016

An excellent course for Biology of cancer fundamentals.

创建者 Nikita R D

Jul 10, 2020


创建者 Tatsat M

Aug 14, 2019

Awesome course by john Hopkins professior and coursera

创建者 Armando F R R

Jul 29, 2020

Very informative course with high quality information

创建者 Md. J N

May 14, 2020

It is a good course for beginner, I like this course.

创建者 Jaya T

Apr 5, 2020

it was helpful. helped to clear all basics of cancer.

创建者 Elzbieta O

Oct 8, 2019

Great course given by great specialists in the field.

创建者 Dr. D S

Jun 25, 2019

Really helpful in getting ahead with cancer research.

创建者 Kassymov N

Apr 3, 2019

I liked this course, thanks for teachers that made it

创建者 Md. Y A

Dec 15, 2020

Great course to develop the basics of Cancer Biology


Oct 25, 2020

i m very happyy and satisfied after doing the course

创建者 Syed A J S

Sep 9, 2019

I have learned about the biology and cause of cancer

创建者 T

Aug 27, 2017

I really this course. I happy all time when I study.