Cancer Biology Specialization
Learn essential skills in cancer biology, cancer metastasis, and prostate cancer, that will enable you to develop a deeper understanding of the impact of cancer on the human body.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Learners will be able to identify the major types of cancer worldwide, describe how genes contribute to the risk and growth of cancer, and describe the ten cellular hallmarks of cancer. Learners will also describe uncontrolled cell division as well as mutation, neoangiogenesis and their roles in tumor formation. From this learners will be introduced to prostate cancer and be able to list the risk factors. Specifically, you will examine how prostate cancer is found, diagnosed, staged, and treated.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
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