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Author: Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2006], ©2004.
Series: Cancer Story
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first episode in the Cancer Story series provides a primer on how cancer begins and grows. Using colorful animation and interviews with medical experts, the program explains normal cell behavior and cancer etiology within a larger, dramatized story of a cancer patient undergoing diagnosis and treatment. With straightforward commentary from Drs. C. Norman Coleman, Christopher Lowrey, and three other renowned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center, 2006
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.
OCLC Number: 1022248399
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on Feb. 14, 2006.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Description: 1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Contents: War on Cancer (5:20) --
Normal Cell Development (4:57) --
Cancer and Colonoscopy (4:38) --
Cancer and DNA (5:22) --
DNA Mutations and Cancer (4:26) --
Metastatic Cancer (4:30) --
Cancer Treatment (4:44) --
Surgery and Chemotherapy Treatment (3:50) --
Carcinogens and Mutagens (5:58) --
Cancer Risk Factors (4:07) --
Understanding Cancer (5:07) --
Cure for Cancer? (2:22)
Series Title: Cancer Story
Other Titles: Cancer story (Television program)
Responsibility: Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center.

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The first episode in the Cancer Story series provides a primer on how cancer begins and grows. Using colorful animation and interviews with medical experts, the program explains normal cell behavior and cancer etiology within a larger, dramatized story of a cancer patient undergoing diagnosis and treatment. With straightforward commentary from Drs. C. Norman Coleman, Christopher Lowrey, and three other renowned M.D.s, What Is Cancer painlessly introduces a complicated and often intimidating subject. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production.

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