MCDB 2350 - Understanding Cancer: Introduction to the disease�s biology, medicine, and societal implications uri icon



  • A course for students who want to learn about cancer but have little or no background in biology. It is based on a text that presents relevant science and medicine in a readable and comprehensible way. Classes will be discussion of material from the text with weekly quizzes for feedback. The ethics and economics of cancer treatments will be discussed, along with ways to minimize one�s own cancer risk and live with cancer if necessary.