This page contains links to outside educational material covering topics related to paleo-oncology. It will be updated occasionally with new videos and links covering a wide range of material, so keep checking back!
This material is intended to be a resource for those interested in learning more about cancer in antiquity. Please note that the videos, websites, and articles presented here do not necessarily reflect the views of PRO. We have attempted to select sources that demonstrate valuable and relevant information.
PRO Academic Conference Posters
Cancer in Egypt
Cancer in Mummies
Paleoradiology of Egyptian Mummies:
A CT Imaging Survey of Cancer in Ancient Remains
Cancer in Egypt:
A Study of Literary and Bioarchaeological Evidence
Cancer: From a Healthy Cell to a Cancer Cell
A 5 minute video on the basics of cancer development and current medical treatment methods.
Animated Introduction to Cancer Biology
This introductory video is slightly more detailed than the 5 minute introductory video above. It is suitable for non-specialists with no biological background.
The following videos describe different aspects of cancer development in detail. These videos are fairly technical with regards to biochemistry and cellular functions.
Introduction to Cancer Biology (Part 1): Abnormal Signal Transduction
Introduction to Cancer Biology (Part 2): Loss of Apoptosis
Introduction to Cancer Biology (Part 3): Tissue Invasion and Metastasis
Introduction to Cancer Biology (Part 4): Angiogenesis
Siddhartha Mukherjee: The Cancer Puzzle
2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, Siddhartha Mukherjee, speaks about his fantastic book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. This book is highly recommended to specialists and non-specialists alike. It is a fascinating and informative read for anyone interested in the history of cancer and cancer research.