Harold Varmus and Mike Bishop worked out how retroviruses transform normal cells to cancerous ones.
New York high school students interview Dr. Scott Lowe of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center about using restriction enzyme analysis in cancer research, then perform the experiment.
Harold Varmus and Michael Bishop at a 1978 Cold Spring Harbor meeting.
In this section, hear what experts have to say about drugs that disrupt the function of receptors on a cell's surface.
Conventional cancer drugs are cellular poisons that block replication or some other aspect of cell growth. These drugs affect all cells – healthy or cancerous.
Mike Bishop and Harold Varmus worked out how retroviruses transform normal cells to cancerous ones.
Harold Urey examining results, 1950.
Leland Hartwell, President and Director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Professor Nelson discusses how ecological epidemiology evidence is utilized to determine cancer susceptibility.
Mike Wigler shows how all organisms share similar genes, called homologs.