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Chapter_4_Cancer_Black_&_white_(Fall_2011)

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Chapter 4 Cancer NS6340 Shu Wang 1
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What Is Cancer? 2
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What is cancer Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. 3
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Loss of Normal Growth Control Cancer cell division Fourth or later mutation Third mutation Second mutation First mutation Uncontrolled growth Cell Suicide or Apoptosis Cell damage no repair Normal cell division 4
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