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MICR 676 - Cancer Immunobiology

(3 units)
Introduction to the mechanisms of cancer development and treatment. Topics include mechanisms of carcinogenesis and neoplastic transformation, immune system and tumor surveillance and treatment options.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the molecular and biochemical basis for cancer.
2. summarize how cancer develops and metastasizes.
3. compare and contrast the different ways that cancer is diagnosed and treated.
4. describe the immune response to cancer and summarize how cancer evades immunity.
5. compare and contrast the different immunotherapeutic strategies used to control cancer.
6. analyze and interpret data published in scientific journal articles.


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