3. Cancer Models

  1. Thomas N. Seyfried

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch3

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) Cancer Models, 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.ch3

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:

  • cancer models, failing to align with the real in vivo metastasis dynamics;
  • cell culture model, for metastatic behavior of cancer cells;
  • anticancer therapies on physiology, using animal models;
  • IACUC and animal-maintenance as impediments;
  • tumors, and defective energy metabolism, in cancer prevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Problems with Some Cancer Models

  • Animal Charges as a Major Impediment to Cancer Research

  • Problems with Tumor Histological Classification

  • Personal Perspective on Cancer

  • References