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FutureLearn: Exploring Cancer Medicines

 with  Richard Foster and Paul Taylor

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This course will introduce you to the topic of cancer chemotherapy, and how the development of effective medications for the treatment of cancer remains a significant challenge to scientists.

You will research the use and development of cancer medicines, focusing on chemotherapy. In addition, through an exploration of how science is communicated to the general public, you will also look at the skills you need to become an effective science writer.

This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for schools and colleges. The course can be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource or can be studied independently by students.

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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Upcoming
Institution University of Leeds
Provider FutureLearn
Language English
Certificates $49 Certificate Available
Hours 2 hours a week
Calendar 2 weeks long
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