Cancer in the 21st Century: the Genomic Revolution

Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.


Course Summary

Why to enroll this course?

Cancer Research UK estimates that 1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime.

So understanding cancer, and the development of new treatments, is of intrinsic interest to us all.

Over six weeks, we will examine three key questions about cancer diagnosis and treatment: The course will offer insights into patients’ experiences and enable discussions on key issues.

You will also get the chance to undertake your own internet-based investigation into one of the most exciting areas of cancer research.

You can read more about this course in Dr Leah Marks’ post for the FutureLearn blog: “New horizons: cancer and the genomic revolution.”

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