340.624.01 ETIOLOGY, PREVENTION, AND CONTROL OF CANCER
Emphasizes the role of epidemiology in cancer prevention and control. Compares and contrasts the descriptive epidemiology, natural history, and pathologic and biologic characteristics of selected common cancers, as well as factors related to their etiology. Describes specific resources available for cancer studies. Discusses the influence of environmental and genetic factors and their interplay on the development of cancer together with the epidemiologic issues involved in their investigation. Provides overview of problems involved in cancer prevention and screening.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: Describe the epidemiology of and major risk factors for selected cancers; Identify effective strategies for cancer prevention and control at the population level.
- Monday 1:30 - 2:50
- Wednesday 1:30 - 2:50
- Friday 1:30 - 2:50
340.751-752, or 340.601 concurrent or previous