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What Is Different about Cancer Cells?

Lecture no. 9 from the course: What Science Knows about Cancer

What Is Different about Cancer Cells?

Taught by Professor David Sadava | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

How do tumors start? Find out how cells divide without normal controls in place and the nine unusual properties shared by many cancerous cells—including the ability to recruit a blood supply. Then learn about the process of apoptosis, or programmed cell death, and the molecules being developed to block telomerase, a protein that lets cancer cells escape dying.

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