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

4.8
6,755 个评分

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....

热门审阅

AH

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

SI

Jan 13, 2022

A beautifully structured course with highly valuable information explained with great detail in a simplified manner. Highly recommended for anyone interested to gain overall understanding of Cancer.

筛选依据:

1 - Introduction to the Biology of Cancer 的 25 个评论(共 1,288 个)

创建者 Dan

Dec 25, 2018

创建者 Simon S

Apr 12, 2019

创建者 Mo I

Feb 25, 2017

创建者 Ayesha H

Mar 18, 2017

创建者 Fardin A A

Jun 6, 2020

创建者 Omer K

Nov 22, 2016

创建者 Mohammad D A

Dec 18, 2018

创建者 Ankit K

Aug 1, 2020

创建者 Madison A

Apr 27, 2020

创建者 Övünç B

Sep 4, 2019

创建者 Zhaodong W

Mar 26, 2019

创建者 Kaitlin M G

Jul 24, 2019

创建者 Vamsi K S B

Jan 31, 2019

创建者 Laura W

Aug 13, 2017

创建者 Rakshith K

Feb 3, 2019

创建者 Shriya I

Jan 13, 2022

创建者 Jake F

Jan 4, 2019

创建者 Parth R J

Feb 3, 2019

创建者 Cynthia C

Nov 30, 2018

创建者 Harishmitha N

Jan 21, 2019

创建者 SARAH E O H

Jan 30, 2019

创建者 sarah j

Jan 16, 2019

创建者 María C S L

Jan 7, 2019

创建者 Larissa P

Dec 7, 2018

创建者 Estrella F J

Feb 14, 2019