On the origin of tumours and Personalized Medicine using DNA

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“Cancer starts when a single cell in our body starts dividing out of control.”

 

We repeat this statement so often it would be banal, were it not for its implications.

 

But after a single, initial, malignant cell division, what happens to the two resulting ‘daughter’ cells? Are they identical to their parents? And what about their daughters? And their daughters’ daughters?

 

Source: http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2012/03/07/on-the-origin-of-tumours/

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