# Cancer as Multifaceted Disease

Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (2012)

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topFriedman, A.. "Cancer as Multifaceted Disease." Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 7.1 (2012): 3-28. <http://eudml.org/doc/222277>.

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abstract = {Cancer has recently overtaken heart disease as the world’s biggest killer. Cancer is
initiated by gene mutations that result in local proliferation of abnormal cells and their
migration to other parts of the human body, a process called metastasis. The metastasized
cancer cells then interfere with the normal functions of the body, eventually leading to
death. There are two hundred types of cancer, classified by their point of origin. Most of
them share some common features, but they also have their specific character. In this
article we review mathematical models of such common features and then proceed to describe
models of specific cancer diseases.},

author = {Friedman, A.},

journal = {Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena},

keywords = {tumor models; free boundary problems; hyperbolic equations; parabolic equations; Stokes equation},

language = {eng},

month = {1},

number = {1},

pages = {3-28},

publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {Cancer as Multifaceted Disease},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/222277},

volume = {7},

year = {2012},

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AB - Cancer has recently overtaken heart disease as the world’s biggest killer. Cancer is
initiated by gene mutations that result in local proliferation of abnormal cells and their
migration to other parts of the human body, a process called metastasis. The metastasized
cancer cells then interfere with the normal functions of the body, eventually leading to
death. There are two hundred types of cancer, classified by their point of origin. Most of
them share some common features, but they also have their specific character. In this
article we review mathematical models of such common features and then proceed to describe
models of specific cancer diseases.

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