Cancer, prevention, cause, metastasis, tumor load, cell cycle and cancer treatments, toxicity, differential toxicity, antimetabolites, alkylating agents, side effects

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Department
Biomedical Science
Course
BMS 450
Professor
Douglas Ishii
Semester
Spring

Description
8 MayUSA Cancer Statistics12 million cases of cancer16 million new cases per year in 201277 of cases diagnosed above age 55577000 deaths per yearMales 45 lifetime risk 23 mortalityFemales 38 lifetime risk 20 mortalityBlacksWhitesHispanicsAsiansNative AmericansTotal 2007 cost 277 billion direct and indirectTerminologyCancer aka tumor neoplasmCarcinoma slow growing epithelial cell solid tumorSarcoma slow growing connective tissue tumorLeukemias fast growing cancer of leukocytesLymphomas fast growing cancer of lymph tissuesBenignMalignantInvasiveCross basement membraneMetastaticStagingCancer Prevention USA
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