May 16, 2013

Can Game Theory Explain Cancer Growth?

MIT Technology Review, MIT Technology Review

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“A small but growing number of people are finding interesting parallels between ecosystems as studied by ecologists (think of a Savanna or the Amazon rain forest or a Coral reef) and tumours.” So begin David Basanta and Alexander Anderson at the Moffitt Cancer Centre in Florida in a fascinating paper describing a new way of thinking about cancer and the way to treat it.

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TAGGED: Cancer Treatment, Game Theory, Ecosystems