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课程概述

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....

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AH

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

SS

Apr 12, 2019

Thanks a lot, Dr. Kenneth; the course has been very informative and mind-opening--it has also whetted my appetite to learn more about the topic.\n\nThanks and best of regards in your endeavours!

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创建者 Shihabeddein S A A

May 15, 2016

Informative and helpful for those who are intersted in cancer

创建者 Alina I

May 13, 2017

I am a medical student, and I was familiar with most concepts delivered in this course, but I can assure material is delivered extremelly clearly and can be grasped by anyone with basic biology background. Great introductory course!

创建者 Mahbub H

Dec 23, 2016

Very nicely organized course.

创建者 Michel R

Jan 04, 2018

awesome course

创建者 Omar S

Dec 30, 2016

This course is absolutely ecstatic because the professor is nice and he always comes up with the smartest and most complex information a topic during the lesson!

创建者 Eman W S Z

Feb 05, 2017

i love this course very much

创建者 Bio O E

Apr 24, 2017

i think this is avery good course thank you for it

创建者 Kaio M R

Jul 27, 2017

ótimo

创建者 Camilla M F

Aug 11, 2017

Great!

创建者 NISHAT F

Jul 06, 2017

It was a great experience!!!

创建者 Sorokin B

Oct 24, 2016

Good course to familiarize yourself with cancer biology.

创建者 Circe H E

Aug 02, 2017

Excelente curso introductorio

创建者 Shu C

Oct 29, 2016

Comprehensive overview of the biology of cancer!

创建者 Kyiko A

Dec 21, 2016

I'm happy to find such an interesting course. Thank you very much!

创建者 Zoe

Jun 17, 2017

Super informative and not not terribly challenging if you put in the work.

创建者 Chelsea H

Mar 21, 2017

Great introductory course for cancer. It is simple enough for a novice to understand, and complex enough for someone who works in the field to gain additional knowledge. Great lectures.

创建者 Usama A K

Jun 01, 2017

I found this course very fruitful for me . I got extra knowledge by that. Coursera is doing well to help the students to increase their extra knowledge. very Appreciable (Y)

创建者 Sarah S

Apr 11, 2017

I work for a worldwide cancer research charity and found the course to be an excellent, challenging introduction to cancer biology. I particularly liked the fact that the course pointed towards some of the major questions that researchers are working around the clock answer, and that core materials were supplemented with examples of current research.

创建者 Danny H

Oct 24, 2016

Great introductory course to cancer. I love how the course includes the clinical side as well as the biological implications of cancer and provides the information in a very simplistic style. The coursework is not overwhelming and I loved this course.

创建者 Muhammed N A E

Jan 06, 2017

it is very informative and useful course for me

many thanks for all of you

创建者 Ritaisabel V

Aug 09, 2017

Excelente curso, buenas bases sobre el cáncer.

创建者 Brindha H

Jan 22, 2017

Very useful any knowledge acquiring course

创建者 Daniel M

Jan 31, 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.

创建者 Saheed O A

Apr 18, 2017

Good topic great teachers

创建者 Abel G

Jul 02, 2017

It's a good course. You can understand all the contents with very shallow knowledge.