The mathematical modelling of cancer: a review: a review

John Carl Panetta, Mark A. J. Chaplain, John A. Adam

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    Abstract

    Mathematical models have been used to describe almost every aspect of cancer, from its inception to treatment. This review will look into some of these models; discuss their results; determine how they relate to known medical information; and, speculate on some of the future avenues of research in cancer modelling. This review is not meant to be complete but rather touch on some areas of current research in cancer modelling.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMathematical models in medical and health science
    EditorsMary Ann Horn, Gieri Simonett, Glenn F. Webb
    PublisherVanderbilt University Press
    Pages281-309
    Number of pages29
    ISBN (Print)0826513107
    Publication statusPublished - 1998

    Publication series

    NameInnovations in applied mathematics
    PublisherVanderbilt University Press

    Keywords

    • Tumour necrosis factor
    • T cell recognition
    • Mathematical and computer modelling

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