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Yale University

Introduction to Breast Cancer

Yale University via Coursera


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.

There is something in this course for everyone – if you’re a breast cancer survivor or the friend/family member of someone with this disease, this course will help you to better understand this disease, and give you ideas for questions you may want to ask your doctor. Maybe you’re a healthcare provider or studying to be the same, this course is a great refresher on where the state of the science is. If you’re a healthcare administrator wondering about how the interdisciplinary components of breast cancer care fit together, or an entrepreneur thinking about unmet needs in this space, or someone in public health interested in prevention, this course is also for you!

Are you ready to learn a lot, and have some fun while we’re at it? If so, I hope you’ll join us! Let’s get started!!!

Taught by

Anees B. Chagpar


4.9 rating, based on 7 Class Central reviews

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  • A wonderful and empowering class taught by experts in the field from a great school of medicine. This course is taught by the professor of surgery at Yale University, School of Medicine. This class is truly a deep introduction to Breast Cancer, th…
  • The course is rich in knowledge and experience refreshing content especially for individuals already serving in the health care system. Quite simplified for the beginners. Perfect audio lecture with highlighted text .
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    As a person involved in creating cancer awareness in my Country, this course is very informative. The DR's are very knowlegable. I look forward to taking more courses in the same specialization.
  • Stephanne Rocha is taking this course right now and found the course difficulty to be very hard.

    Vou começar agora ,estou ansiosa demais.e muito feliz, amo essa área da saúde,e sempre foi meu sonho entrar em medicina e me especializar em oncologia pediatra.
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