Chapter 6. Understanding the Biology of Cancer

  1. Arthur B. Pardee4,5 and
  2. Gary S. Stein6
  1. Laura A. Lambert1,
  2. Donald H. Lambert2 and
  3. Khandan Keyomarsi3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470374252.ch6

The Biology and Treatment of Cancer: Understanding Cancer

The Biology and Treatment of Cancer: Understanding Cancer

How to Cite

Lambert, L. A., Lambert, D. H. and Keyomarsi, K. (2008) Understanding the Biology 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.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgical Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Anesthesia, Boston University Medical School, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, 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:

  • understanding biology of cancer;
  • cell differentiation intimately linked to cell cycle;
  • cell cycle deregulation and gene mutations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Normal Cell Biology

  • Cancer Cell Biology

  • Summary

  • Recommended Reading