Science & Nature
The Biology of Cancer and New Tools in Oncology
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
Dr. Mallakin MSc, PhD
97 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 48 learners
learners per class
$25 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 2 weeks
45 minutes per class
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The discipline of Cancer Biology studies the complex interplay of genes, proteins, and biological processes that results in the development and growth of cancers. This course introduces the biology of cancer (oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes) as well as the biological characteristics of cancer. It designed for learners to develop an understanding of cancer and how it is prevented, diagnosed and treated. The course also describes the risk factors for major cancers worldwide. We explain how...
. 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.
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.
I evaluate the students in this class based on their attendance and in-class discussion.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Dr. Mallakin MSc, PhD
Educator and Researcher
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
97 total reviews
266 completed classes
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...