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2018-2019 South University Academic Catalog Version II 
2018-2019 South University Academic Catalog Version II [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHA4372 Special Topics in Practice: hormone Dependent Cancers

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
This course is focused on the current understanding of etiology of hormone dependent malignancies with emphasis on prostate and breast cancers. Foundation topics such as cell cycle and cell cycle regulations, parameters that are used to describe compound activity as well as general characteristics of malignancies will be covered. The class will also discuss drug development in these diseases, issues of resistance to drugs and how the increased understanding of intratumoral hormone biosynthesis has led to development of new drugs. 3 credit hours Quarter 8