2. Confusion Surrounds the Origin of Cancer

  1. Thomas N. Seyfried

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch2

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

How to Cite

Seyfried, T. N. (2012) Confusion Surrounds the Origin of Cancer, in Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470584927

Online ISBN: 9781118310311

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Keywords:

  • oncogenic paradox, and confusions around cancer;
  • substantive theory on origin of cancer, lacking, with no strategic challenges;
  • cancer, primarily a metabolic disease than a genetic disease;
  • genome instability, and Hanahan and Weinberg's six hallmarks of cancer;
  • genomic mutability, the Warburg effect and metabolic defects in cells

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Oncogenic Paradox

  • Hallmarks of Cancer

  • Reassessment

  • References