Hormones and Dietary Factors Controlling Gene Activation and Expression in Carcinogenesis

  • Carmia Borek
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 39)


The development of a malignant phenotype involves complex interactions among endogenous and environmental factors. Cellular transformation induced by radiation or chemical carcinogens proceeds through a set of cellular pathways initiated by localized changes in DNA and leading to an abnormal expression of altered cellular genes (3, 7, 18, 23, 28).


Thyroid Hormone Neoplastic Process Human Diploid Cell Bloom Syndrome Hamster Embryo Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmia Borek
    • 1
  1. 1.Radiological Research Laboratory and Department of Pathology, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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