This course provides a comprehensive overview of the biology of cancer, illustrating the mechanisms that cancer cells use to grow and disseminate at the expense of normal tissues and organs. The âhallmarks of cancerâ categorization proposed by Hanahan and Weinberg (2001; 2011) provides a referen
The theme of the course is the role of inflammation in cancer. It focuses on the regulation and multifaceted functions of tumor-associated inflammatory cells, and how they promote or oppose cancer.
Cell heterogeneity if the tumor microenvironment.