Cancer tends to arise in actively dividing cells

Cancer tends to - The underlying cause is mutations that release cells from the normal constraints that exist in well organized tissues allowing

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Cancer tends to arise in actively dividing cells Epithelial cells (lining of intestine, lungs etc.) =  carcinoma Blood and lymphatic cells =  lukemia, meyloma, lymphoma • Connective tissue (bones, tendons muscle) =  sarcoma Cancer is a genetic disease of somatic cells
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Unformatted text preview: The underlying cause is mutations that release cells from the normal constraints that exist in well organized tissues allowing uncontrolled growth Which are the key genes that are mutated ?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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