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Table Of Contents

COMMON TYPES OF CANCER
Terminology
Bladder Cancer
Brain Tumors
Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
CANCER CELLS
Cancer Cells Are Immortal
Broken Chromosomes
A Failure to Communicate
They Go Where They Please
THE ROAD TO ONCOGENESIS
Cancer and the Cell Cycle
A Disease of the Genes
Tumor Suppressor Genes
Oncogenes and Proto-oncogenes
A Dangerous Mix
CANCER PROGRESSION
Cancers Develop from a Single Bad Cell
The Switch from Benign to Malignant Tumors
The Role of Sex Hormones
Aging and the Incidence of Cancer
Carcinogens
CANCER THERAPIES
Angiogenesis Blockers
Biotherapies
Bone Marrow Transplants
Chemotherapy
Cryosurgery
Gene Therapy
Laser Therapy
Photodynamic Therapy
Radiotherapy
Stem Cell Therapy
CANCER AROUND THE WORLD
The Magnitude of the Problem
Developed Countries Have the Highest Cancer Rates
Cancer and the North American Diet
Cancer and Lifestyle
Cancer and the Environment
Summary
CLINICAL TRIALS
The Four Phases
Colon Cancer
Melanoma
Metastasis
RESOURCE CENTER
Eukaryote Cell Primer
Recombinant DNA Primer
Gene Therapy Primer
Matching Tissues
The Human Genome Project
GLOSSARY
FURTHER READING
INDEX
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CANCER BOOK - The Role of Genes, Lifestyle and Environment

CANCER BOOK - The Role of Genes, Lifestyle and Environment

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