How is oncology and cancer biology masters course in USA?
Asked by Anushka almost 2 years ago
The world’s best universities for oncology examine the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of
cancer. Chemotherapy, radiation and gene therapy are some of the key treatment methods that these
schools research. The field includes specialties such as gynecologic oncology, neuro-oncology, surgical
oncology, radiological oncology, oral oncology and dermatological oncology. These are the world's top
universities for oncology, based on their research performance in the field.
1. Harvard university
2. John hopkins university
3. Cornell university
4. University of california
5. Yale university
6. Vanderbilt university
7. University of Washington
8. University of pennsylvania
9. Stanford university
10. Duke university
11. Ohio state university
12. University of chicago
The Cancer Biology program is one of the most unusual programs in the country, as it offers students
ability to work alongside 35 top cancer researchers in the Philadelphia area, including scientists from top
cancer institutions including Drexel University, The Wistar Institute, Fox Chase Cancer Center and
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research.
The program provides a master's degree focused on the fundamentals of cancer from an interdisciplinary
perspective, including molecular and cell biology of cancer initiation, metastasis, immunology, treatment
and prevention while gaining experience in cutting edge technology. Graduates of the program gain
comprehensive knowledge of molecular, cell and cancer biology, as well as expertise in the latest
techniques used in cancer biology research.
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