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Malignant tumours

Malignant tumour

a mass of cancer cells. These cells have uncontrolled growth and will invade surrounding tissues and spread to distant sites of the body, setting up new cancer sites, a process called metastasis.


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Possible Cure for Cancer

From what I've read, it takes about 6-10 mutations to achieve malignant transformation of a cell into a cancer cell. Once that's done, the ... has been cut out, and there is no evidence of metastatic (secondary) tumours visible in the body by CT scans etc, metastatic cells can remain in ...

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by Julie5
Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:47 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possible Cure for Cancer
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Opinions wanted for an anti-cancer thesis please!

... it as early as possible, which is a huge huge challenge, as early stage tumours are seldom symptomatic. Screening techniques are extremely limited ... negative will!), and one that was sensitive at very early stage post-malignant transformation (or even better, pre-full malignant transformation, ...

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by Julie5
Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:20 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Opinions wanted for an anti-cancer thesis please!
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Tissue cells and cancers.

... and even if they mutate, they usually do not divide. Even brain tumours are usually derived from other cell types than neurons. d) Tissues ... weaken the immune system, but a typical example is AIDS. Cells undergo malignant changes in the body quite often, but a healthy immune system can ...

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by biohazard
Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:29 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tissue cells and cancers.
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Views: 9259

Re: Tissue cells and cancers.

... that allows DNA-damaged cells to divide (and potentially form a malignant tumour). RB and p53 gene products are critical proteins in regulating ... or the RB pathway are ubiquitous in cancer cells...virtually all human tumours deregulate either the pRB or p53 pathways and likely in most cases ...

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by Julie5
Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:21 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tissue cells and cancers.
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The law of confrontation the levels energy

... inside family reproduction during tens years and hundreds generations. Malignant tumours appear at descendants at later age (as a rule, after a year). During registration and ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The law of confrontation the levels energy
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