Systems Biology Modeling of Nonlinear Cancer Dynamics

  • Christian Cherubini
  • Simonetta FilippiEmail author
  • Alessandro Loppini
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1702)


Systems Biology represents nowadays a promising standard framework for natural and human sciences to attack complicated problems involving Life. Here a particular application of such a program is discussed in the case of Cancer, by using a basic toy model for solid tumor spread for framing together two apparently different conceptual leading paradigms of Oncogenesis.

Key words

Cancer Systems biology Computational biology Mathematical modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Cherubini
    • 1
    • 2
  • Simonetta Filippi
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alessandro Loppini
    • 1
  1. 1.Unit of Nonlinear Physics and Mathematical Modeling, Departmental Faculty of EngineeringUniversity Campus Bio-Medico of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics—I.C.R.AUniversity Campus Bio-Medico of RomeRomeItaly

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