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A subject guide designed for Mr. Espinosa's 21st Century Skills Seminar's research project.
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    Cancer and Cellular Degeneration

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    Watch the video below to see how cancer cells form and what may cause them.  Learn more at the CancerQuest website:

    Helpful Websites

    • Mayo Clinic
      More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you.
    • Medline Plus
      MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. (Produced by the National Library of Medicine.)
    • US National Library of Medicine
      Search biomedical literature, find medical terminologies, search NLM collections, read about diseases, learn about drugs, explore history, find a clinical trial, use a medical dictionary; find free full-text articles.
    • National Institute of Health
      The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services External Web Site Policy , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
    • National Cancer Institute
      NCI’s main responsibilities include coordinating the National Cancer Program; conducting and supporting cancer research; training physicians and scientists; and disseminating information about cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control, palliative care, and survivorship.
    • US Department of Health and Human Services
      The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the U.S. government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
    • CancerQuest
      The Cancer Biology portion of the site contains in-depth information about the structure and function of normal cells and cancer cells. The changes that make normal cells turn into cancer cells are described.

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    Suggested Books

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    The Emperor of All Maladies - Siddhartha Mukherjee
    Call Number: 616.994/MUK
    ISBN: 9781439107959
    Publication Date: 2010-11-16

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    On the Cancer Frontier - Paul Marks; James Sterngold
    Call Number: 616.99/MAR
    ISBN: 9781610392525
    Publication Date: 2014-03-11

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    The Cancer Chronicles - George Johnson
    Call Number: 616.994/JOH
    ISBN: 9780307595140
    Publication Date: 2013-08-27

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    Racing to a Cure - Neil Ruzic
    Call Number: 362.1/RUZ
    ISBN: 9780252028670
    Publication Date: 2003-08-18

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    One Renegade Cell - Robert A. Weinberg
    Call Number: 616.99/WEI
    ISBN: 9780465072767
    Publication Date: 1999-10-08

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