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Understanding Cancer Metastasis, 约翰霍普金斯大学

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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....


創建者 RW

Jun 04, 2018

It is a beautifully designed course. it never gets boring. The best part is that you can learn at your own pace. Thank you all the instructors and Coursera for making the content available.

創建者 MA

Jan 13, 2017

That's was Avery good experience on the course it's really beneficial and very helpful and I want to thank doctors that had taken apart in explaining cancer metastasis thanks very much


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創建者 Ayesha Rahmat Yadwad

Feb 11, 2019

The course was extremely helpful and informative in understanding of cancer biology and its affect on patients.I'm really thankful to all the instructors that helped in understanding the concepts better.Looking forward to more advanced courses related to cancer biology and ongoing research in this area.

創建者 Syeda Sharaf Un Nisa

Feb 02, 2019

Very informative

創建者 Zia Ul Mabood

Feb 01, 2019

It's just amazing. Though i have postgraduate degree in Cancer but courses like these makes you think to what you are missing.

創建者 Michael Pereverzev

Jan 11, 2019

Very comprehendive and consise!

創建者 Richard Kouzes

Jan 10, 2019

The course should not require paying to complete the graded quizes.

創建者 Rune Matthiesen

Dec 02, 2018

Covers nicely the basics of metastasis - good job!

創建者 Teertha Umesh Irla

Nov 26, 2018

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

創建者 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!

創建者 Vikas Prakash Ranvir

Nov 14, 2018

Very good short term course to understand the cancer metastasis.

創建者 Yesen Li

Nov 08, 2018

great lesson!