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GS04 1012 Clinical Principles of Cancer Metastasis

Kopetz, Scott. Two semester hours. Fall annually. Prerequisite: Instructor approval required, and/or a passing grade in each of the following: GS04 1063: Cancer Biology, GS04 1133: Cancer Cell Signaling, and GS04 1093: The Biology of Cancer Metastasis.

This course will introduce fundamental principles and clinical experiences of the care of cancer patients, with an emphasis on the continuum of treatment modalities, interventional trials, and translation of scientific advances to clinic from the perspective of cancer patients and clinical care providers. Each week, students will attend a once-hour lecture followed by a two-hour patient care observation module in various clinical settings.