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what color are cancer cells

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Cancer cells: Have lost most if not all of the control mechanisms normal cells have, so they grow uncontrollably and spread to other organs, ultimately causing irre ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Danger: Cancer cells or malignant cells or circulating tumor cells are clonal cells which are lodge in a certain tissue and organ, start to cause tissue destr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Ugh....: Hannibal lecter may have eaten some and he is cancer free. Seriously, gastric acid should dissolve any cell not killed by cooking (please tell me it ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Multiple steps: Changes in the dna of cells, some changes may be inherited, increase the growth rate of cells and additional changes to the 'dna develop and select fo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
One mutant cell: One normal cell inside your body mutates (becomes abnormal), and begins to divide. The normal "stop" signal that tell a cell to stop dividing doesn't ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Under the Microscope: Cancer is usually diagnosed by performing a biopsy of the area of suspicion. The tissue is examined by a pathologist for microscopic evaluation, suppl ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: They die with the person -- perhaps even a bit faster as they're generally less adaptable.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
That is a vague ques: Cancer cells are rarely quiet...They are nearly always growing although there is a theory of dormancy which is talked about but it is hard to prove it ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Man, there are : ..Entire books meant to answer that. Cells have instructions in their dna that establish their behavior. Sometimes those instructions are changed (m ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
17 years experience in General Surgery
No: Cancer is a general term. Cancers vary depending on the cell of origin.

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