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Stanford Course - Understanding Cancer at the Genetic Level

Preview the online course: Understanding Cancer at the Genetic Level (XGEN202)
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Study the signaling pathways of common and rare genetic mutations involved in cancer. This course will expose you to the cutting-edge research that offers attractive development for new anti-cancer drugs and therapeutic strategies. From the differences between sporadic and familial cancers to systemic and targeted level treatment studies, you will learn the history of cancer and how it shaped society and research today.

You will learn:

-Current methods involved in cancer research
-Differences between multiple classes of genetic mutations
-Progressions of tumorigenesis in minor genome changes
-Targeted therapies for the latest cancer treatments

This course contributes to the Stanford Genetics and Genomics certificate program (

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