2. Biological Aspects of Aging and Cancer

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi4 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney5
  1. Gabriel Tinoco1,
  2. Mya Thein2 and
  3. William B. Ershler3

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch2

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Tinoco, G., Thein, M. and Ershler, W. B. (2012) Biological Aspects of Aging and Cancer, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 5

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Internal Medicine, Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA

  2. 2

    Hematology/Immunology Unit, Translational Research Section, Clinical Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, 21225, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Hematology/Oncology, Institute for Advanced Studies in Aging, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • aging and cancer;
  • biological aspects;
  • maximum expectancy;
  • cellular/organismal aging;
  • tumor progression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Aging

  • Theories of Aging

  • Aging and Cancer

  • Conclusions

  • References