7_cancer - Anticancer Drugs Part 1 Barbara Hales Phar 301...

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1 Anticancer Drugs Part 1 Barbara Hales McGill University Phar 301 Probability of Developing/Dying from Cancer Almost 40% of Canadian women and almost 45% of men will develop cancer during their lifetimes. Approximately 1 out of every 4 Canadians will die from cancer. Males: prostate, lung and colorectal cancer
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2 Females: breast, lung and colorectal • Three types of cancer account for the majority of new cases in each sex: prostate, lung and colorectal in males and breast, lung and colorectal in females. • Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. Overall colorectal cancer is the second leading Cancer Incidence and Mortality • Overall, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer. Steps in the Development of Cancer Cancer = altered regulation of cell proliferation and differentiation Cancer cell doublings
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Tumour growth kinetic patterns Tumour growth kinetic patterns Cancer Treatment
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course PHAR 301 taught by Professor Hales during the Spring '11 term at McGill.

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7_cancer - Anticancer Drugs Part 1 Barbara Hales Phar 301...

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