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Cancer -- Genetic aspects

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View Resource Scientists Turn Healthy Cells Cancerous

Biologists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research recently announced in the journal Nature that they have been able to genetically alter a healthy human cell to create a cancerous one. The discovery is being hailed as an important step forward towards the development of anti-cancer drugs. Previously, scientists have been able to turn normal cells...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1999/0730
View Resource Biochemistry (Moscow): Telomere, Telomerase, Cancer, and Aging

This Special Issue of Biochemistry (Moscow), (Volume 62 (1997), Number 11) includes several technical review articles on telomere, telomerase, cancer and aging. There has been a recent finding regarding telomerase, a gene which affects the mechanisms controlling human cell replication. The site above provides general information on telomerase, current telomere research, and the use of telemorase...

http://www.protein.bio.msu.ru/biokhimiya/contents/v62/ToC621...
View Resource CancerQuest

This Emory University Web site offers an extensive set of illustrated tutorials designed to teach the biology of cancer. Developed for cancer patients, friends and families of cancer patients, and health professionals, CancerQuest aims to "inform the curious and empower current cancer patients and survivors of cancer with a better understanding of the disease process and the approaches currently...

https://www.cancerquest.org
View Resource CUREtoday.com: Cancer Updates, Research, and Education

CUREtoday.com is the online version of CURE: Cancer Updates, Research & Education. CURE provides individuals coping with cancer and blood disorders with "scientific information in an easy-to-understand format," published quarterly by the Cancer Information Group. The Web site now features the 5th issue of CURE -- this and all previous issues are available free of charge. The current issue...

https://www.curetoday.com/