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O-008 -The human immune system and cancer

Description

The immune system plays a central role in preserving an organism’s integrity. Besides the protection against infections and traumas, the immune system and cancer prevention, development and defense are intimately intertwined. This course will analyze the relationship between the human immune system and cancer development and treatment. The program will include the study of the physiological mechanisms of antitumor surveillance, immune escape mechanisms leading to the development of cancer, the available ways to restore its functions in order to treat the disease, and the detection and management of immune adverse reaction.

People

 

Wannesson De Nicola L.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2020-2021
ECTS
1
Language
English
Education
Master of Medicine, Elective course, 1st year
Master of Medicine, Elective course, 2nd year