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Biology 100 (02) - Human Biology Spring 2010 SHORT PAPER TOPIC: Cancer and How It Develops DUE DATE: Friday, March 19 . .. at the beginning of class If your paper is late, deduct 5 pts if turned in later that day; deduct 10 pts for each weekday that it is late. ASSIGNMENT : • Read the two book excerpts about cancer. The readings are posted on iLearn. • Write a paper (1-2 pages) on “Cancer and How It Develops” . ( It is not expected that you do any additional research on this topic. All information in your paper should come from these two articles ! ) For the paper, you should have an introductory paragraph, the body of the essay, and a concluding paragraph. In the body of the essay, include: - a description of what cancer is - the various properties of cancer cells (e.g., lack of contact inhibition, lack of apoptosis, etc.) - the roles of mutations and genes (proto-oncogenes and tumor-suppressor genes) in cancer formation - a description of the general risk factors which can lead to cancer STYLE : The paper must be typed in paragraph form, using a 12-point traditional font (such as Times or Times New Roman), black ink, 1 - 1 ½ spacing, and standard 1" margins. • In the top right corner of each page
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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