Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer type. Last year, there were 270K new cases in the US and 2M cases worldwide.
Lung cancer causes the most cancer deaths. Last year, there were 155K deaths in the US and 1.8M deaths worldwide.
CancerCare provides support, workshops, and publications - to anyone affected by cancer.
We will learn about the many systems that collectively contribute to our understanding of cancer, from the genes expressed to the ways proteins interact to how abnormal functioning of cells contribute to cancer in an individual. Considering these aspects for many patients at once is a powerful approach.
Cancer systems biology aims to understand important genetic mutations and abnormal protein behavior in a cancer cell within the broader physiological ecosystem and to predict the likely impact of drug interventions. PDF Article.