7.45 The Hallmarks of Cancer


Class Info

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of cancer biology and cancer treatment. Topics include cancer genetics, genomics, and epigenetics; familial cancer syndromes; signal transduction, cell cycle control, and apoptosis; cancer metabolism; stem cells and cancer; metastasis; cancer immunology and immunotherapy; conventional and molecularly-targeted therapies; and early detection and prevention. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 7.06 as a corequisite.

7.45 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by T. Jacks and M. Vander Heiden.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-105.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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