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  1. What is Cancer?
  2. Different Kinds of Cancer
  3. Naming Cancers
  4. Loss of Normal Growth Control
  5. Example of Normal Growth
  6. The Beginning of Cancerous Growth
  7. Tumors (Neoplasms)
  8. Invasion and Metastasis
  9. Malignant versus Benign Tumors
  10. Why Cancer is Potentially Dangerous
  11. Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
  12. Early Cancer May Not Have Any Symptoms
  13. Cervical Cancer Screening
  14. Breast Cancer Screening
  15. Prostate and Ovarian Cancer Screening
  16. Colon Cancer Screening
  17. Biopsy
  18. Microscopic Appearance of Cancer Cells
  19. Hyperplasia
  20. Dysplasia
  21. Carcinoma in Situ
  22. Tumor Grading
  23. Tumor Staging
  24. What Causes Cancer?
  25. Population-Based Studies
  26. Heredity? Behaviors? Other Factors?
  27. Tobacco Use and Cancer
  28. Low-Strength Radiation
  29. High-Strength Radiation
  30. Lag Time
  31. Viruses
  32. Examples of Human Cancer Viruses
  33. AIDS and Kaposi's Sarcoma
  34. Bacteria and Stomach Cancer
  35. Heredity and Cancer
  36. Heredity Can Affect Many Types of Cancer
  37. Genetic Testing
  38. Cancer Risk and Aging
  39. Genes and Cancer
  40. DNA Structure
  41. DNA Mutation
  42. Oncogenes
  43. Proto-Oncogenes and Normal Cell Growth
  44. Oncogenes are Mutant Forms of Proto-Oncogenes
  45. Tumor Suppressor Genes
  46. Tumor Suppressor Genes Act Like a Brake Pedal
  47. p53 Tumor Suppressor Protein Triggers Cell Suicide
  48. DNA Repair Genes
  49. Cancer Tends to Involve Multiple Mutations
  50. Mutations and Cancer
  51. Cancer Tends to Corrupt Surrounding Environment
  52. Cancer Prevention
  53. Avoid Tobacco
  54. Protect Yourself From Excessive Sunlight
  55. Limit Alcohol and Tobacco
  56. Diet: Limit Fats and Calories
  57. Diet: Consume Fruits and Vegetables
  58. Avoid Cancer Viruses
  59. Avoid Carcinogens at Work
  60. Industrial Pollution
  61. Is There a Cancer "Epidemic"?