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7.343 When Development Goes Awry: How Cancer Co-opts Mechanisms of Embryogensis

        

7.343 When Development Goes Awry: How Cancer Co-opts Mechanisms of Embryogensis

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During this course, we will study the similarities between cancer and normal development to understand how tumors co-opt normal developmental processes to facilitate cancer initiation, maintenance and progression. We will examine critical signaling pathways that govern these processes and, importantly, how some of these pathways hold promise as therapeutic targets for cancer treatment. We will discuss how future treatments might be personalized to target cancer cells in specific patients. We... More
Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: October 20, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 20, 2011
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Submitter: Sorel Reisman

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