Cancer and Cancer Research - A Look Back and a Look Ahead

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Instructor: Prof. Kevin Rice, Chemistry

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What is cancer?

Cancer is not a single disease, but rather a myriad diseases all characterized by abnormal, unregulated cell growth. Our understanding of cancer mirrors our ability to develop new treatment methods. In this class, "Cancer Research - A Look Back and a Look Ahead", we'll explore our evolving understanding of this ubiquitous human malady.


In each of the following links, you'll find a brief paperreading assignment and instructions. Please read the paper and follow the instructions therein.complete the assignment in each link. (The "Look Back" page has a legthier reading assignment)

Cancer Research, A Look Back

Cancer Research, A Look Ahead