This course will provide students with an overview of the occurrence of cancer in human populations and an overview of the major causes of cancer. In addition to the etiology of cancer, emphasis will be placed on cancer prevention, early detection, cancer survivorship, and cancer disparities. The student will achieve an understanding of the major causes of cancer in humans and strategies for reducing cancer incidence and mortality rates. The student will gain skills in assessing epidemiological evidence and become proficient in evaluating the merit of cancer prevention and control strategies.
BMTRY 736 or consent of instructor