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Cancer and the Nature of Life

Cancer and the Nature of Life

Our monthly public discussion series, Cancer and the Nature of Life got off to a great start - Marc Tollis and Carlo Maley discussed: Why Whales and Elephants Rarely Get Cancer - a Genetic Detective Story.  Watch it here.  Our next episode is on Friday 18th March...

Most Tumors in Snakes are Cancerous

This study, A Multi-Institutional Collaboration to Understand Neoplasia, Treatment and Survival of Snakes, is just published in the journal Animals (January 21 2022).  Although snakes seem to have more tumors than other species of reptiles studied, nothing much is...

Events

Transmissible Cancer in Mammals -Watch recording here

Transmissible Cancer in Mammals -Watch recording here

Cancer and the Nature of Life Series. Friday 13 May 2022, Noon AZ and Pacific time.  Please join us! Brief Abstract:  Cancer arises when mutations drive cells of the body to abandon their usual functions and to instead embark upon a “selfish” evolutionary program...

Cancer and the Nature of Life Series –  Michael Metzger’s talk

Cancer and the Nature of Life Series – Michael Metzger’s talk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uaec1ETs0hE&t=4s Watch to discover the latest findings on cancer cells that behave like free-living organisms! Brief abstract: Cancer is not normally contagious, but in some cases, cancer can jump from one individual to another. In...

Watch Cancer and the Nature of Life Series

Watch Cancer and the Nature of Life Series

See this amazing talk:  'The Electric Life of Cancer' presented by Mike Levin with commentator, Paul Davies. Brief abstract: People once believed electricity was the spark of life. Now it’s been discovered that electrical effects do in fact help shape bodies and...