Summary: In this Benjamin Cummings Special Topic Series booklet from Professors Randall Phillis and Steve Goodwin of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, the causes, growth patterns, and possible treatments of various types of cancers are presented in a clear and concise format. The authors discuss the major characteristics of the cancerous cell and the research being conducted on the hereditary and behavioral factors (i.e. smoking) that contribute to the development of ...show morethe disease in cancer patients.
A list of Web resources and relevant print publications are provided for students and educators at the end of this Special Topic Booklet from Benjamin Cummings. ...show less