Cancer 101: How Cancer Unlocks Rampant Growth
Cancer Growth

Cancer 101: How Cancer Unlocks Rampant Growth

Dr. Talia Henkle
Dr. Talia Henkle

In 10 seconds? In today’s Cancer 101 digest, we break down how cancerous cells unlock the capacity for continuous growth and dig into treatment methods that scientists are using to stop it.

What’s the story? Perhaps cancer’s most notable claim to fame is its propensity to grow continuously. Although well-known–rampant, continuous cell division is a biological oddity for most cells in the human body. So why not for cancer?

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