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Tumour

tumour

1. (Science: oncology) An abnormal mass of tissue that results from excessive cell division that is uncontrolled and progressive, also called a neoplasm. Tumours perform no useful body function. They may be either benign (not cancerous) or malignant.

2. Swelling, one of the cardinal signs of inflammations, morbid enlargement.

Origin: L. Tumere = to swell An abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.


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... - I don't think that the hypoxic cores tend to be the sources of metastatic cells, Well the reverse is the case. Metastatic cells can grow into tumours which can in turn outgrow their blood supplies and then the cores can become hypoxic. Nevertheless, it can work the other way around. For example, ...

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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... at other times (adding anti-bio-agent drug). And the bacteria is supposed to kill the tumor cells? Some of them, the ones which are in hypoxic tumour cores, sure it can kill those ones and that's not my idea alone but has already been proved experimentally to work. Check out this link Clostridium ...

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by PeterDow
Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:28 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... active cancer cells Traditional chemotherapy using cytotoxic antineoplastic drugs Drawback when used in isolation - chemo doesn't kill hypoxic tumour cores meaning that the cancer can come back later & they have serious side-effects and a long recovery period Solution in my approach - phase ...

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by PeterDow
Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... to cure cancer is proposed. Phase 1 would use a live bio-agent paired with a moderating anti-bio-agent drug to target and kill hypoxic cancer tumour cores. Phase 2 would employ 2 drug types - firstly a mixture of drugs of the growth factor inhibitor type, some (perhaps most) yet to be developed, ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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... it kills the cancer cells to spread or replicate. http://www.ask4biology.com/cell-biology/mutation http://www.ask4biology.com/immunology/tumour-immunology/ Thanks for that. When I was studying mutation a couple of days ago, I saw something about radiation- I talked to one of my closest ...

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by Ahsmeah
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:10 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
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