Chapter 3. Environmental, Genetic, and Viral Causes of Cancer

  1. Arthur B. Pardee2,3 and
  2. Gary S. Stein4
  1. Rami I. Aqeilan,
  2. Nicola Zanesi and
  3. Carlo M. Croce

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470374252.ch3

The Biology and Treatment of Cancer: Understanding Cancer

The Biology and Treatment of Cancer: Understanding Cancer

How to Cite

Aqeilan, R. I., Zanesi, N. and Croce, C. M. (2008) Environmental, Genetic, and Viral Causes of Cancer, in The Biology and Treatment of Cancer: Understanding Cancer (eds A. B. Pardee and G. S. Stein), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470374252.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biological Chemistry, Harvard University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA

  2. 3

    Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Cell Biology, UMASS Memorial Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics, Division of Human Caner Genetics and Comprehensive Cancer Care, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470009581

Online ISBN: 9780470374252

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Keywords:

  • cancer - genetic disease and combinations of genetic alterations;
  • environmental, genetic, and viral causes of cancer;
  • genetic instability in human cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Genetic Basis of Cancer

  • Model Organisms of Human Cancer: Mice and Beyond

  • Summary

  • Recommended Reading