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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!


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创建者 Tirth P

Jan 1, 2021

Very Informative and excellent course.

创建者 Andy W

Oct 17, 2020

I learn a lot here. It is very useful.

创建者 Akhil H

Jun 13, 2020

Best source for learning about cancer.

创建者 Eduarda A d P M S

May 19, 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 8, 2020

Very interesting information.Thank you

创建者 Niravkumar D M

Aug 18, 2017

Excellent course, very well structured

创建者 Shreya M

Jan 14, 2021

Introduction to the biology of cancer

创建者 Aravind S

May 28, 2020

Very well structured and informative.

创建者 Farhad H

Apr 13, 2020

very informative and skillfull course

创建者 Vibhor A

Jul 3, 2019

Good course help me a lot in my study

创建者 Alan L R M

Nov 9, 2017

Great course, beyond my expectations.

创建者 Shiyou C

Feb 10, 2017

Very informative, easy to understand.

创建者 Akshay

Oct 22, 2016

Well structured, amazing instructors!

创建者 Gabriela V T M

Aug 21, 2020

very useful for the career in health

创建者 Jorgen L V R

Aug 12, 2020

Un excelente curso, muy ilustrativo.

创建者 Fathima s P T

Jul 15, 2020

Thnaks a lot to all instructors 🥰👍

创建者 Hariharan

Jun 7, 2020

Thank you for this wonderful course.

创建者 saptarshi s

Jul 8, 2017

Great Course, enjoyed it thoroughly.

创建者 irene k

May 30, 2017

Excellent pace, very good lecturers.

创建者 Hari D

Sep 29, 2020

Its very informative for my studies

创建者 Tasnim J

Aug 11, 2020

Super informative and interesting !

创建者 STAN K

Jun 23, 2020

Great course! Learnt a great deal.

创建者 Elene M

Jun 7, 2019

amazing review of Cancer as it is .

创建者 Mohamed S T

Mar 26, 2018

Excellent, more informative course.