This course will endeavor to instruct students on the development and causes of cancer. Students will study the basic cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology of cancer cells and tumors. Current ideas with regard to cancer prevention and treatment will also be discussed. The latter will include the role of nutrition in the treatment and prevention of carcinogenesis and tumorigenesis. Assigned biomedical journal readings will be utilized throughout the course as supportive information for all lectures and text assignments.