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Oct 31st 2016

Thoracic malignancies are major, global health problems. Lung cancer is the most common cancer and cause of cancer death in the world, with more than 1.5 million deaths per year. More Americans will die from lung cancer each year (approximately 159,480) than from colon, breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancer combined (approximately 158,630), the next most common causes of cancer death. Esophageal cancer is the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide, and the 4th most common cause in developing nations.

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Oct 24th 2016

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.

Average: 7.2 (10 votes)
Oct 24th 2016

This course proposes an overview of current global health challenges drawing on the insights of several academic disciplines including medicine, public health, law, economics, social sciences and humanities. This interdisciplinary approach will guide the student into seven critical topics in global health.

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Oct 17th 2016

Welcome to an Introduction to Breast Cancer! In this course, we’ll learn a bit about the leading cause of cancer in women worldwide – from the basic biology of the disease, to risk factors and prevention, to treatment modalities to survivorship. We’ll talk to leading experts, explore some of the milestone studies that have pushed this field forward, and have interactive discussions on discussion boards and social media. You’ll even have an opportunity to let us know what topics you want to cover on tweetchats, so we can try to make the content fit your interests.

Average: 3.8 (8 votes)
Oct 10th 2016

Gain the tips, tools and confidence to talk about cancer with this free online course from Cancer Research UK. Talking about cancer can be tough. You might be worried that you’ll say the wrong thing or that you simply don’t know enough about the subject. Perhaps you feel unsure about how the conversation will go or you’ve tried in the past and had a difficult experience. Maybe you’re not even sure if it’s your job.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

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.

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Sep 23rd 2016

Seul un diagnostic précis permet de choisir le traitement le plus approprié. Ce cours va vous expliquer pourquoi ce principe général est crucial quand il s'agit des cancers.

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Sep 5th 2016

Understand how genetics influence the development and spread of cancer, with this free, introductory online course.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Apr 18th 2016

Discover how modern genetics has revolutionised approaches to the detection and treatment of cancer. Cancer Research UK estimates that 1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. It is a disease that impacts on most people’s lives at some stage. So understanding cancer, and the development of new treatments, is of intrinsic interest to us all.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Feb 29th 2016

This course will teach you about the power of your immune system and how new immunotherapies are transforming cancer treatment.

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Jan 25th 2016

Cancer strikes individuals, affects families and causes economic hardship. The burden of cancer will rise globally in coming years due to a growing, aging world population. This open course is designed for people who may be unfamiliar with science but are interested in developing a sound understanding of cancer and how it is diagnosed, treated, prevented and studied.

Average: 4.1 (10 votes)
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Biology core material, which includes the fundamental principles of genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, & cell biology.

Average: 6.6 (9 votes)
Feb 24th 2014

This course covers the basics of normal nutrition for optimal health outcomes and evidence-based diets for a variety of diseases.

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This course is designed to meet the educational needs of a national audience of physicians and allied health professionals who specialize in family practice, primary care, internal medicine & oncology.

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