Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 What is cancer? Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
2 Cancer types and grading Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
3 Mutations Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
4 Oncogenes, tumor viruses Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
5 Tumor supressor genes Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
6 Hormones Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
7 Cell cycle Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
8 Apoptosis Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
9 Steps of tumorogenesis Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
10 Angiogenesis Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
11 Metastasis Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
12 Tumor immunology Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
13 Recent approaches and techniques in cancer treatment Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.
14 Recent approaches and techniques in cancer treatment Reading of related topic from the course book and other sources.

Sources
Textbook • The Biology of Cancer, Robert A. Weinberg, Garland Science; 1 edition (2006).
Additional Resources • Hücrenin Moleküler Biyolojisi, TÜBA yayınları (Alberts B. et al. “Molecular Biology of the Cell 4th edition”), 2008.