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Understanding Cancer Metastasis, Johns Hopkins University

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Over 500,000 people in the United States and over 8 million people worldwide are dying from cancer every year. 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. Everyone has been, or will be touched by cancer in some way during their lifetime. Thanks to years of dedication and commitment to research we’ve made enormous advances in the prevention and treatment of cancer, But there is still a lot of work to be done. In this course, physicians and scientists at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine explain how cancer spreads or metastasizes. We’ll describe the major theories of metastasis and then describe the biology behind the steps in metastasis. The course also describes the major organs targeted by metastasis and describes how metastases harm the patient....
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108 revisiones

por Rune Matthiesen

Dec 02, 2018

Covers nicely the basics of metastasis - good job!

por Teertha Umesh Irla

Nov 26, 2018

Great course.I would also recommend 'Introduction to cancer biology' course provided by the same team.

por Alekya Vejendla

Nov 19, 2018

This course really helped me gain a better understanding of cancer dissemination / progression, and I'm now even more interested in the field!

por Vikas Prakash Ranvir

Nov 14, 2018

Very good short term course to understand the cancer metastasis.

por Yesen Li

Nov 08, 2018

great lesson!

por Dina Ahmed Ibrahim Ibrahim Elgalady

Oct 15, 2018

Great course, i really appreciate your efforts to introduce this informative course by this way

por Muhammad Ali

Oct 15, 2018

The lecturers did not seem as enthusiastic as are the lecturers for some of the other courses that I have taken on coursera. Their voice was incredibly monotonic, which kind of throws you off. Moreover, the pace of the course was pretty quick, and the instructors failed to explain some of the aspects of the course. Overall, I would still say that it was a really good course because I learnt a lot about metastasis- not as my as I would have liked to, but I guess it was still pretty helpful. To all the instructors, thanks a lot for your help.

por Ilia Litvinov

Oct 15, 2018

This material is well chosen for the audience which interested in the field of oncology

por Seema Parte

Oct 02, 2018

nice & informative coursework

por Marselina Irasonia Tan

Sep 22, 2018

very informative