Distinguish betweenthe events of a normal cell cycle andthe abnormal events that result incancer.Cancer
A loss of Control
Understanding Cancer News Videos and animationsProteins and Enzymes control the Cell Cycleshown in classCancer as a Multi-step Process: Hit SimulatorNo single event is enough to turn a cell into a cancerous cell. Instead, it seems that the accumulation of damage to a number of genes (multiple hits) across time leads to cancer.Cancer is essentially a disease of mitosis- the normal 'checkpoints' regulating mitosis are ignored or overridden by a cancer cell.
The Biology behind Cancer
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