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Adaptive oncogenesis : a new understanding of how cancer evolves inside us

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DeGregori, James. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press , 2018. (Ebook)
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
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Table of contents: ; The evolution of lifespans and disease avoidance -- Understanding evolution at organismal and somatic levels -- The evolution of multicellularity and tumor suppression -- Mechanisms of tumor suppression -- Dominant views on the mechanisms of oncogenesis -- Adaptive oncogenesis …
Title
Adaptive oncogenesis : a new understanding of how cancer evolves inside us
Author
DeGregori, James
Place
Cambridge, MA
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Year Published
2018
Series
EBSCOhost eBook
Subjects
Carcinogenesis
Neoplastic Processes
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Neoplasms - etiology
Neoplasms - genetics
Abstract
Table of contents:
The evolution of lifespans and disease avoidance -- Understanding evolution at organismal and somatic levels -- The evolution of multicellularity and tumor suppression -- Mechanisms of tumor suppression -- Dominant views on the mechanisms of oncogenesis -- Adaptive oncogenesis -- Limiting somatic evolution in youth -- Changing adaptive landscapes with aging -- Changing adaptive landscapes with carcinogenic exposures -- Tissue architecture and tumor suppression -- Peto?s paradox -- Prolonging tissue maintenance to delay aging and cancer -- Understanding clinical data from an evolutionary perspective -- The causes of cancer in early childhood -- Evolution-informed strategies to combat cancer -- A new framework for understanding and controlling cancer.
ISBN
9780674545397
9780674985964
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1712989
URL Notes
This title is licensed for one user at a time on BC Cancer-network computers. If you are denied access while on a network computer, try again later.
Audience
Professional
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