Oct 3rd 2016

Exploring Cancer Medicines (FutureLearn)

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Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer. This course will introduce you to the principles of cancer chemotherapy, and how the development of effective medications for the treatment of cancer remains a significant challenge to scientists.

This course will allow you to research the use and development of cancer medicines, focusing on chemotherapy. In addition, through an exploration of how science is communicated to the general public, you will also look at the skills you need to become an effective science writer.

During the two weeks you’ll consider how chemotherapy has evolved, moving on to look at the modern perspectives of chemotherapy, including major developments over the past 10 years.