Lecture 22 - Cancer- A Human Perspective

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1 Cancer: A Human Perspective Biology 1F25 for Biology Non-Majors Lecture 22 Background Reading Textbook, Chapter 19. The People Who Prepared This Lecture Harry Peery Alan Castle Cancer: Cells gone wrong
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2 Major questions to be addressed: 1. What is cancer? 2. How does cancer develop? 3. What is the genetic basis for cancer? 4. What is meant by the term “predisposition to cancer”? 5. Can cancer be prevented? Cancer: Effect on Society Cancer is the leading cause of potential years of life lost for both males and females in Canada
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3 Cancer: Frequency
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4 The incidence of most types of cancer and associated mortality increase dramatically with advancing age. Is a person more likely to develop cancer today than twenty years ago? Is a person more likely to develop cancer today than twenty years ago? No.
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Is a person more likely to die from cancer today than twenty years ago? Is a person more likely to die from cancer today than twenty years ago? No.
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