1. You started life as a single cell, Remember Virchow's statement that all cells come from pre-existing cells. Where did your original Cell come from?
2. Where did your parent's cells come from?
3. Your body is now composed of trillions of cells. Where did the rest of your cells come from?
4. If all cells come from pre-existing cells, then all cells must be related. What evidence can you cite to support this statement?
5. We have seen how your cells are related to those of your parents. How are your cells related to all other humans?
6. How are your cells related to those of any other organism?
7. One of the important implications of Virchow's statement that all cells come from pre-existing cells is that it relates the Cell Theory with the Theory of Evolution. That is, Virchow's statement is consistent with Darwin's theory. Explain.
8. There is one obvious exception to Virchow's conclusion that all cells come from pre-existing cells. What is it?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 3:53 pm ad1c9bdddf
Insight into Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
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EMPORER OF MALADIES
1. Briefly discuss the relationship between John Bennett and Rudolf Virchow's research on a certain type of cancer in the middle 1800's.
2. How did Virchow's research findings carry over into today's oncology language and concepts? Give examples.
3. Elaborate on the title inference and contents of the historic Fortune magazine 1937 article titled "Cancer: The Great Darkness"
4. Who was Roswell Park? Why is his work important in the history of cancer?View Full Posting Details