Chapter 5. The Interplay of Cancer and Biology

  1. Ching-Hung Hsu and
  2. Todd Stedeford
  1. James W. Holder

Published Online: 5 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470622728.ch5

Cancer Risk Assessment

Cancer Risk Assessment

How to Cite

Holder, J. W. (2010) The Interplay of Cancer and Biology, in Cancer Risk Assessment (eds C.-H. Hsu and T. Stedeford), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470622728.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Health, Safety & Environment, Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Author Information

  1. Toxicologist/Cancer, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency (Retired), Washington, D.C., USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470238226

Online ISBN: 9780470622728



  • cancer biology and toxicology - interplay of cancer and biology;
  • cell biology of cancer and in vitro systems;
  • epigenetic biology and nuclear traffic


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Account of Some Important Events in Understanding Cancer

  • Recent Foundations of Biological Mechanisms of Cancer

  • Cell Biology of Cancer

  • Some Final Thoughts on Biology and Cancer

  • References