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BIO 501 The Biology of Cancer Introduction to 501 Folder Title: Intro501 501Title Updated: January 17, 2010
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Phenomenology of Cancer: What are the features of cancers in human populations? Extent and Clinical Patterns of Cancers Epidemiology of Cancers Classification and Nomenclature What do these features tell us about the basic biology of cancer? Phenom1
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What Models of Cancers Do We Actually Use in Cancer Biology and Cancer Medicine ? Neoplastic and Normal Cell Lines in Culture Transformed Normal Cells Freshly-derived Cancer Cells Animal Models in Cancer Research and Cancer Medicine Inbred Animal Models Veterinary Animals Animal-Human Engineered Hybrid Models Clinical Cancer in Patients
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What are Cancers Like? As Isolated Cells? In Tumor-Bearing Animals? In Patients? Characteristics of Cancer Cells in Culture How does a Cancer Cell “Talk” to Itself? Tumor Cell Populations and Tumor Tissues in vivo How do a Cancer Cells “Talk” to each other? How do a Cancer Cells “Talk” to normal cells? What do cancer cells “hear” from the host? Growth Patterns of Experimental and Clinical Cancers How Do Cancer Cells Change and Progress in Malignant Potential? CellProp
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What Features are Seen in Cancer Genetics? What does modern genomics tell us about cancer biology, diagnosis, and treatment? What are the genetics of the cancer cells? What are the hereditary patterns in tumor- bearing hosts? What are the clonal origins of cancers? CxGenes
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Differentiation and Cancer: Cancer as an expression of abberrant differentiation How are genes expressed and controlled in cancer? Can the malignant state be reversed to normal? Why are oncofetal genes often re-expressed in cancers? CxGenes
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Biological Mechanisms Underlying Cancer Phenomenology Cell Cycle and Proliferation Cell Death (Apoptosis) Intra-cellular signalling Growth Factors and Receptors Inter-cellular Communication Cell Movement Gene Expression and Differentiation Control Normal Immune Responses Protein Structure and Function Onco-fetal gene products BioMechs
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Basic Biology in the Diagnosis and Therapy of Cancers Modalities in Cancer Management Host Response Modifiers Genetics and Cancer Management Immunotherapy & Immunodiagnosis of Cancers Cancer Chemotherapy New Approaches to Cancer Management CxTherapy
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Scope of Disciplines in Basic Sciences Involved in Biology of Cancer Cell Biology Genetics Molecular Biology Biochemistry Immunology Microbiology/Virology Developmental Biology Physiology Environmental Biology Histology Pathobiology Pharmacology Epidemiology Organic Chemistry Physics Statistics Scope
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2012 for the course BIO 501 taught by Professor Thomasfondy during the Spring '11 term at Syracuse.

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