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Adaptive oncogenesis : a new understanding of how cancer evolves inside us

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog121345
DeGregori, James. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press , 2018.
Audience
Professional
Table of contents:; The evolution of lifespans and disease avoidance -- Understanding evolution at organismal and somatic levels -- The evolution of multicellularity and tumor suppression -- Mechanisms of tumor suppression -- Dominant views on the mechanisms of oncogenesis -- Adaptive oncogenesis -…
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Author
DeGregori, James
Place of Publication
Cambridge, MA
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Publication Date
2018
Series
EBSCOhost eBook
Subjects
Carcinogenesis
Neoplastic Processes
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Neoplasms - etiology
Neoplasms - genetics
Abstract
Table of contents:
The evolution of lifespans and disease avoidance -- Understanding evolution at organismal and somatic levels -- The evolution of multicellularity and tumor suppression -- Mechanisms of tumor suppression -- Dominant views on the mechanisms of oncogenesis -- Adaptive oncogenesis -- Limiting somatic evolution in youth -- Changing adaptive landscapes with aging -- Changing adaptive landscapes with carcinogenic exposures -- Tissue architecture and tumor suppression -- Peto?s paradox -- Prolonging tissue maintenance to delay aging and cancer -- Understanding clinical data from an evolutionary perspective -- The causes of cancer in early childhood -- Evolution-informed strategies to combat cancer -- A new framework for understanding and controlling cancer.
ISBN
9780674545397
9780674985964
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Website Notes
This title is licensed for one user at a time on BC Cancer-network computers. If you are denied access while on a network computer, try again later.
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Apron strings : inheriting courage, wisdom and...breast cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19835
Greene, Diane Tropea. Highland CIty, FL: Rainbow Books, Inc. , 2007.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 G799a 2007
Availability
6 copies, 6 available
Author
Greene, Diane Tropea
Place of Publication
Highland CIty, FL
Publisher
Rainbow Books, Inc.
Publication Date
2007
Physical Description
xii, 135 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Family Relations
Genetic Predisposition to Disease - psychology
Autobiography
Popular Work
ISBN
9781568251080
1568251084
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 G799a 2007

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Cancer in the family : take control of your genetic inheritance

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog114763
Ross, Theodora. New York, NY: Avery , 2016.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ210 R826 2016
Availability
7 copies, 7 available
Author
Ross, Theodora
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Avery
Publication Date
2016
Physical Description
xv, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms - genetics
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Genes, BRCA1
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Testing
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781101982839
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ210 R826 2016
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Curing cancer : the story of the men and women unlocking the secrets of our deadliest illness

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog321
Waldholz, Michael. New York, N.Y.: Simon & Schuster , 1997.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ11 W164 1997
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Waldholz, Michael
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publication Date
1997
Subjects
Oncogenes - history
Neoplasms - genetics - history
Genetic Research - history
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
ISBN
068484823
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ11 W164 1997

Copies

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Dynamics of cancer : incidence, inheritance, and evolution

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15913
Frank, Steven A. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press , 2007.
Audience
Professional
Age of cancer incidence; Multistage progression; History of theories; Progression dynamics; Theory I; Theory II; Genetics of progression; Carcinogens; Aging; Inheritance; Stem cells : tissue renewal; Stem cells : population genetics; Cell lineage history
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Author
Frank, Steven A
Place of Publication
Princeton, NJ
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Publication Date
2007
Series
Princeton series in evolutionary biology
Subjects
Neoplasms - etiology
Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Age of Onset
Stem Cells
Mutagenesis
Abstract
Age of cancer incidence
Multistage progression
History of theories
Progression dynamics
Theory I
Theory II
Genetics of progression
Carcinogens
Aging
Inheritance
Stem cells : tissue renewal
Stem cells : population genetics
Cell lineage history
ISBN
9780691133652
9780691133669 (pbk)
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
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Hereditary breast cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15977
New York, NY: Informa Healthcare , 2008.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WP870 H542i 2008
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Editor
Isaacs, Claudine
Rebbeck, Timothy R
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Informa Healthcare
Publication Date
2008
Physical Description
xiii, 384 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Genetic Screening
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
ISBN
9780849390227
0849390222
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WP870 H542i 2008

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Rudnick, Joanna. New York, NY: First Run Features , 2008. closed captioned version.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 R916 2008
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Armed with a genetic test result that leaves her vulnerable and confused, she balances dreams of having her own children with the unnerving reality that she is …
Author
Rudnick, Joanna
Edition
closed captioned version
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
First Run Features
Publication Date
2008
Physical Description
colour ; 83 minutes
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Genes, BRCA1
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Genetic Screening - psychology
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Fertility
Reproductive Behavior
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Armed with a genetic test result that leaves her vulnerable and confused, she balances dreams of having her own children with the unnerving reality that she is risking her life by holding on to her fertility. In the Family follows Joanna as she connects with other women trying to navigate the unpredictable world of predictive genetic testing. Intensely personal and timely, this provocative film asks: How much do you sacrifice to survive?
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 R916 2008

Copies

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Pandora's DNA : tracing the breast cancer genes through history, science, and one family tree

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog114187
Stark, Lizzie. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press , 2014.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 S795 2014
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Stark, Lizzie
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Chicago Review Press
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
324 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - history
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Mastectomy - history
Genetic Screening
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Personal Narratives
Autobiography
Popular Work
ISBN
9781613748602
1613748604
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 S795 2014

Copies

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Potential impact of individual genetic susceptibility and previous radiation exposure on radiation risk for astronauts

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20833
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. Bethesda, MD: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements , 2010.
Audience
Professional
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Corporate Author
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Place of Publication
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Publication Date
2010
Series
Proquest Ebook Central
NCRP report 167
Ebrary books
Subjects
Radiation Injuries - etiology
Environmental Exposure - adverse effects
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Risk Assessment
Astronauts
Space Flight
ISBN
9780982384350
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Website Notes
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Pretty is what changes : impossible choices, the breast cancer gene, and how I defied my destiny

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19837
Queller, Jessica. New York, NY: Spiegel & Grau , 2009.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 Q3 2008
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Author
Queller, Jessica
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Spiegel & Grau
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
259 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Breast Neoplasms - prevention & control
Genetic Predisposition to Disease - psychology
Autobiography
Popular Work
ISBN
9780385520416
0385520417
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 Q3 2008

Copies

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Waiting for cancer to come : women's experiences with genetic testing and medical decision making for breast and ovarian cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120171
Hesse-Biber, Sharlene. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press , 2014.
Audience
Patient or Public
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Author
Hesse-Biber, Sharlene
Place of Publication
Ann Arbor, MI
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Publication Date
2014
Series
EBSCOhost eBook
Subjects
Genetic Testing
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Decision Making
Women's Health
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Ovarian Neoplasms - psychology
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9780472052196
9780472120352
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Internet
Website Notes
Patients and the public of BC and the Yukon can access this title by emailing library@bccancer.bc.ca or calling 1.888.675.8001 x 7000 (toll-free) to obtain a username and password.
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