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Learners taking this Course are
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  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
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  • Biologists

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CancerSurgeryBiomarkersBreast Cancer
User
Learners taking this Course are
  • Medical Doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Scientists
  • Biologists

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
23 minutes to complete

Welcome to the Course!

2 videos (Total 3 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Course tutorial2m
2 readings
Resources for the Course10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Risks and Prevention

4 videos (Total 58 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Genetics20m
Prevention16m
Interview with Erin Hofstatter, Co-Director of High Risk Program at Yale Cancer Center9m
1 practice exercise
Module #1: Risks and Prevention22m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Under the Microscope

2 videos (Total 34 min), 1 quiz
2 videos
Pathophysiology12m
1 practice exercise
Module #2: Under the Microscope – what is cancer and how does it work?18m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Making the Diagnosis

4 videos (Total 65 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Biopsy Techniques7m
Staging11m
Staging Updates17m
1 practice exercise
Module #3: Making the diagnosis – how we find and stage breast cancers20m
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Top reviews from Introduction to Breast Cancer

By KTJul 16th 2017

Dr. Chagpar is fantastic . the way she presented the information made it enjoyable and easy to be understood. the course material is very valuable and cover most of the topics about Breast cancer.

By LTMay 18th 2016

Very informative. Professor is such an expert in her field. HIghly recommend for those who are patients, whose friends, family are patients so that they know better about what they are facing.

Instructor

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Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MSc, MPH, MA, MBA, FRCS(C), FACS

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Director, The Breast Center -- Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Assistant Director -- Global Oncology, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center
Yale University School of Medicine

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