Medicine
Course

Cancer chemotherapy online course

  • 2 hours read
  • 10 Chapters
  • Author Daniel Ogera
4.7 12 Reviews
Start date

Friday 21st of January 2022

Chapters

10 Chapters

Current Students

1 Students Enrolled

Course Overview

Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to destroy cancer cells. It usually works by keeping the cancer cells from growing, dividing, and making more cells. Because cancer cells usually grow and divide faster than normal cells, chemotherapy has more of an effect on cancer cells.

This course covers the current modalities and existing drugs used in the cancer chemotherapy

Course requirements

The course is designed for a broad, general audience but will be particularly interesting for medical students and healthcare workers with a background of nursing, medicine.

The course is also suitable for holders of other medical sciences and individuals working in healthcare,as well as those considering a career as a healthcare professional, those with an interest in personal health and fitness, or anyone who simply wants to understand this amazing topic.

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to cancer chemotherapy
  • Purine Antagonists
  • Platinum analogs
  • Pyrimidine antagonists
  • Polyfunctional Alkylating Agents
  • Plant alkaloids
  • Antitumor antibiotics
  • Estrogen and androgen inhibitors
  • Growth factor receptor inhibitors
  • References

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to cancer chemotherapy15 Minutes
  • Purine Antagonists15 Minutes
  • Platinum analogs15 Minutes
  • Pyrimidine antagonists 15 Minutes
  • Polyfunctional Alkylating Agents15 Minutes
  • Plant alkaloids15 Minutes
  • Antitumor antibiotics15 Minutes
  • Estrogen and androgen inhibitors15 Minutes
  • Growth factor receptor inhibitors15 Minutes
  • References15 Minutes
  • Course assessment10 Minutes
  • Course feedback and review2 Minutes
  • Downloadable course materialsInstant
  • Course completition digital certificateInstant
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Daniel Ogera

  • 72 Videos
  • 102 Lectures
  • Exp. 4 Year

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