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Thoracic Oncology (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Introduction to the Biology of Cancer (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Kids with Cancer Still Need School: The Providers Role (Coursera)

Aug 2nd 2021
Kids with Cancer Still Need School: The Providers Role (Coursera)
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This course will help you understand and address the challenges parents and families face regarding schooling after a cancer diagnosis. When a child is diagnosed with cancer, families can be overwhelmed learning about and managing this new and frightening reality. As they adjust to the new normal of [...]
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Precision Medicine (Coursera)

This course will provide you with the key knowledge and tools to understand the fundamentals and practical implications of precision medicine, its opportunities and challenges. It will address precision-medicine era diagnostics, treatment selection, genetic counseling, public health interventions, and biomedical research. It will also deal with data science and [...]
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Traditional herbal medicine in supportive cancer care: From alternative to integrative (Coursera)

Please join us for an exciting and innovative journey, examining one of the most important and often overlooked aspects of the oncology setting: Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care. This course is presented with short lectures offering a wide range of issues related to the principles and practice [...]
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An Introduction to Radiation Oncology: From Diagnosis to Survivorship (FutureLearn)

Learn about how radiation therapy is used to treat cancer including current treatments and exciting innovations on the horizon. Understand how radiation therapy is used to treat cancer. Radiation therapy is one of the key treatments for cancer. On this course you will learn from healthcare experts about how [...]
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Diagnosis and prognosis biomarkers in global health (FUN)

May 29th 2017
Diagnosis and prognosis biomarkers in global health (FUN)
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Biomarkers are the subject of considerable interest by scientists and researchers worldwide: they determine the use of targeted treatments (a major therapeutic advance in medicine), allow to measure the evolution of a disease or to indicate a particular physiological event. The aim of this MOOC is to review the [...]
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The Future of Genomics and Precision Medicine (openSAP)

Feb 14th 2017
The Future of Genomics and Precision Medicine (openSAP)
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The era of Big Data and precision medicine has revolutionized many industries, including healthcare, life sciences, higher education, and insurance. Empowered by better access to information, today’s patients are taking charge of their healthcare experience. They expect medical decisions and products to be tailored to their specific needs, so [...]
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