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How Do Tumor Viruses Cause Cancer?

Lecture no. 13 from the course: What Science Knows about Cancer

How Do Tumor Viruses Cause Cancer?

Taught by Professor David Sadava | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

Learn about molecular biology and how gene expression is controlled before turning to an investigation of the way tumor viruses use these gene control mechanisms to initiate cell division, and, ultimately, cancer. Wrap up by looking at how cancer develops in 90% of cases—from normal cells that aren't infected by viruses.