Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Online Course

Inside Cancer: How Genes Influence Cancer Development

University of Bath via FutureLearn

Overview

##

What is the one thing that all cancers have in common? They begin as mutant or rebel cells! In this course we will explore how changes in cancer genetics and epigenetics enables these cells to grow uncontrollably, by exploiting our blood vessels and immune system along with other systemic changes.

Finally, we will discuss how our understanding of genetics has helped both refine conventional treatments like radiation and chemotherapy, and inform the design of new treatments that can target specific proteins within cancer cells.

The course is designed as a beginner’s guide to cancer genetics and would appeal to school students, teachers, undergraduates, pharmacists, nurses, medical practitioners, or indeed anyone interested in understanding the molecular basis of cancer.

Taught by

Momna Hejmadi

Reviews

4.3 rating, based on 4 reviews

Start your review of Inside Cancer: How Genes Influence Cancer Development

  • Nicole S.

    Nicole completed this course.

  • Shoshannah

    Shoshannah completed this course.

  • Renny completed this course.

Related Courses

Class Central

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free

Never stop learning Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free