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The Biology of Cancer and New Tools in Oncology

Dr. Mallakin MSc, PhD
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This course provides a brief explanation of the biology of cancer, including its biological and molecular causes and advances in treatment tools that have been used in oncology. #academic

Class Experience

US Grade 7 - 10
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • . Be able to describe the biological characteristic of cancer. . The learner should be able to identify the major types of cancer that occur worldwide. . Understand how some specific genes contribute to the risk and growth of cancer. . Define benign and metastatic tumors, and identify the metastatic process. . Understand how cancer is diagnosed and treated.
I am a Ph.D. and cancer biologist in Training.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: If the students have some previous knowledge about the topic and review the materials before the class the comprehension questions should be easy for them.
Frequency: available upon request
Details: I evaluate the students in this class based on their attendance and in-class discussion.
Joined December, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Doctoral Degree in Science from University of Waterloo
Master's Degree in Science from University of Waterloo
Hello dear students and parents, thank you for visiting my profile. I am a coach, an educator, and a biomedical science researcher. I enjoy teaching different areas of the scientific field, in particular biology, chemistry, physics, and how... 
Group Class


for 3 classes
3x per week, 1 week
45 min

Completed by 55 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
2-7 learners per class

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