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This chapter in Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist focuses on DNA mutations that cause cancer, abnormal regulation of cell growth and death, and metastasis.
Updated March 2016 version posted March 28, 2017.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
cancer biology, DNA mutations, oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes
Cancer Biology | Neoplasms | Oncology
Woda B, Liebmann J, Kurian E. Cancer biology. In: Pieters RS, Liebmann J, eds. Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist. Updated ed. Worcester, MA: University of Massachusetts Medical School; 2016. doi:10.7191/cancer_concepts.1005.
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