Mother's Milk Cures Cancer?

TitleMother's Milk Cures Cancer?
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsTichenor, LL
Corporate AuthorsUniversity of Arkansas at Fort Smith, Biology Department,
Date Published01/2002
PublisherNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsalpha-lactalbumin , big , BIOETHICS , BIOLOGY , BREAST , CANCER , Clinical , Drug , immune , IMMUNOLOGY , immunotherapy , lymphoma , MEDICINE , SCIENCE , Scientific , scientific integrity , SOCIOLOGY
AbstractThis case study on the immune system, cell cycle regulation, and cancer biology explores the role that serendipity plays in new discoveries in science, how scientific research is funded, and the personal and professional implications of unexpectedly finding one’s self on the “cutting-edge.” The case was developed to help undergraduates, particularly non-science majors, understand how politics and culture play a vital role in the scientific process, and that scientific research is provisional and a product of social and cultural interaction. In addition to these issues, the case explores key concepts and content in biology and biochemistry, including the control of cell division, apoptosis, immunity development, microbial biology, genetic engineering, and breast feeding in humans.
NotesCase from the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Audience LevelUndergraduate
Abbreviated Case NameMother's Milk Cures Cancer?
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