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Cancer

Cancer is a very complex disease having many causes.

What are some of these causes of cancer?

Although tobacco smoking is responsible for a large number of human cancers, not all smokers develop cancer. Why is this?
Pick a specific tumor suppressor gene or oncogene and explain how this gene can lead to or prevent cancer. Be sure to focus on the mechanism of how your chosen gene impacts the cell cycle. You can alternatively pick a virus that has been associated with cancer and explain how that virus impacts the cell cycle and ultimately leads to cancer.

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CAncer

Cancer is a very complex disease having many causes.
What are some of these causes of cancer?
Cancer is a type of disease that happened when the cell is out of control in terms of growth. Cancer is caused when the damaged cells divide uncontrollably to form lumps or masses of tissue called tumors. The cancer can grow and interfere with digestive, nervous, and circulatory systems. When the tumors stay in one spots, they are said to be benign.
When the tumors begin to spread, they are labeled malignant. A malignant tumors is the most dangerous of the tumors. In the malignant tumors, a cancerous cell manages to spread throughout the body using the blood or lymph systems and destroying the healthy tissues in the process. When the cells manage to divide and grow, they can make new blood ...

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Cancer is a type of disease that happened when the cell is out of control in terms of growth. Cancer is caused when the damaged cells divide uncontrollably to form lumps or masses of tissue called tumors.

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