Course Description

This course introduces the fundamental genetics, signaling, and treatments of cancer. The emphasis of this course will be on important pathways for the pathogenesis of many cancer types. The course will also examine current literature regarding cancer and its interpretation.

Learner Outcomes

When you complete the course successfully, you will be able to:

  • Describe the major pathways responsible for oncogenesis
  • Summarize current therapies in cancer and their mechanisms of action
  • Interpret figures from primary research


This course applies toward the Advanced Cancer Biology Discovery and Biomedical Sciences Endeavor digital badges.

Textbook Information

A textbook is required or recommended for this course.

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IMMU 101 I Introduction to Cancer Biology or equivalent background knowledge. If you are unsure that you meet the prerequisite requirements, please contact registrar@faes.org and provide information about your course of interest and background knowledge.

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Section Title
Advanced Cancer Biology
Online Asynchronous
Mar 27, 2024 to May 14, 2024
Total Cost (Includes $75 non-refundable technology fee per course when applicable)
Eligible Discounts Can Be Applied at Checkout (2 Credits) $775.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Academic Credit
2 Credit(s)
  • Katelyn Ludwig
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