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BLG 850

What is Cancer?

Cancer is the most prevalent disease in contemporary world. The basic biology of cancer as well as relevant clinical and therapeutic aspects of the disease will be covered. This knowledge will be then integrated with current public health issues in cancer prevention and treatment. Students will learn how to critically evaluate cancer claims in the news and explore common myths about cancer. Students will also have an opportunity to effectively communicate information about cancer to general public through current forms of media. This course is designed for non-science majors and as such does not require any university level science courses as prerequisites.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL






BMS 850

Custom Requisites

Not available to Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Contemporary Science, and Medical Physics students

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