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Why_mitosis - Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer...

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Why do we learn about mitosis?
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Mitosis Somatic cell division Define somatic cell. Controlled by: Genes (indirectly) Hormones (directly) Environment (directly)
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CANCER IS UNCONTROLLED MITOSIS!
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Some Cancer Statistics: 1 in 7 people will have some form of cancer in their lifetimes. 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer.
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Unformatted text preview: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. There are approx. ½ million deaths from cancer in the U.S. Cancer Causes Name the possible causes for the following cancers: – Skin cancer – Colon cancer – Breast cancer – Leukemia – Lymphoma...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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