Based at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida, Cancer Ecology is a small research group led by David Basanta. We are mathematical modellers who work with biologists and clinicians, trying to understand the ecology of tumors and the evolutionary dynamics of cancer progression and resistance to treatment.

hi again

This is really the second post. I thought it would be a sensible idea to rename the blog I created yesterday (the cancer game) since its name might be misunderstood. My aim is to study carcinogenesis (the process by which healthy cells are transformed into cancer cells) using a number of mathematical tools such as Cellular Automata and Game Theory, thus the name 'the cancer game'. Of course (and I repeat myself) I am not implying that cancer could be considered a game in the sense of something funny or amusing but in the sense that game theory could be used to study the dynamics of cancer progression.

More to come soon (hopefully not in the front of 'apologies').

cancer and evolution