University of Nebraska Medical Center

Cancer Research Graduate Program


984420 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE 68198

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Cancer Research Graduate Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Cancer Research Graduate Program (CRGP) is a Ph.D. program designed to provide each student with the most up-to-date knowledge, skills and research techniques being used in contemporary cancer research. By combining cancer-oriented coursework with laboratory research, CRGP students will attain an understanding of the mechanisms of carcinogenesis; the epidemiology of human cancer; and the biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology of normal and cancer cells as well as the ability to apply this information to innovative experiments on the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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