Would you expect cancer to arise more often in types of cells that divide frequently (such as skin cells) or in types of cells that divide rarely or not at all (such as nerve cells)? Explain your reasoning.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 4:53 am ad1c9bdddf
You would expect cancer to arise more often from types of cells that divide frequently. Cells in these tissues are undergoing rapid cell division constantly, such that at any point in time a large proportion of the cell are going through mitosis. ...
This solution explains whether cancer is more common in cells that divide frequently or rarely.