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    We now understand that mutations that cause the inhibition of apoptosis are found in tumors. Because proliferation itself is not induced by the inhibition of apoptosis, explain how this inhibition might contribute to tumor formation.

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    The growth of a tumor is caused by the accumulation of transformed cells, and the rate of growth will be the difference between the rate ...

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    This brief solution explains tumor formation in relation to inhibition of apoptosis.