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What is Cancer and Why is it So Hard to Cure?
Cancer is one of the most dangerous health problems in the world today. The course provides general knowledge about cancer biology and how tumors form, progress, and metastasize. Recent knowledge regarding the molecular mechanisms underlying those events will be explained. The battle between science and cancer is ongoing. The strategies used by scientists to kill cancer cells and how cancer cells resist and develop will be discussed. Finally, participants will learn about how research affects treatment practices as well as current approaches in cancer research. Dr. Mai Tran received a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from the University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2013. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Pathology Department at the University of Michigan. No class on November 24.
Event Type : Study Groups      
Category : Science and Mathematics
Date(s) : 10/20/2017 - 12/15/2017
Day of Week : Friday
Time : 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location : Turner Senior Resource Center, Campbell Room
Address : 2401 Plymouth Rd, Suite C,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Instructor : Tran Mai
Fee : $40.00 (No class on November 24.)
Event Status : COMPLETED