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CancerSurgeryBiomarkersBreast Cancer

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English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

23 minutes to complete

Welcome to the Course!

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

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Risks and Prevention

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 58 min)
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

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Under the Microscope

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

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Making the Diagnosis

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 65 min)
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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