A disease of unregulated cell division: cells divide inappropriately and accumulate, in some instances forming a tumor. Caused when cells accumulate DNA damage-- it's possible that, while undergoing mitosis, the cells makes a mistake.
The treatment of disease, specifically cancer, by the use of chemicals. Somewhat refers to the drugs used to treat cancer which attack cancer by preventing cell division.
The segregation and separation of duplicated chromosomes during cell division.
the chromosomes line up along the midline of the cell and each pair splits in half and then replaces the missing half.
The physical division of a cell into two daughter cells.
The cytoplasm divides into 2 separate cells, each containing a full "complement of organelles & DNA."
Programmed cell death; often referred to as cellular suicide. Done when a cell has irreparable damage within its DNA.
The spread of cancer cells from one location in the body to another.