• Cell Cycle      Cell Division   Cell Cycle

    Key Learning:

    Distinguish betweenthe events of a normal cell cycle andthe abnormal events that   result incancer.

    A loss of Control

    Understanding Cancer News Videos and animations

    Proteins and Enzymes control the Cell Cycle
    shown in class
    Cancer as a Multi-step Process: Hit Simulator
    No 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.
    Inside Cancer

    CancerQuest :

    The Biology behind Cancer

Last Modified on January 11, 2012