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A 21-year-old female asked:

Do carcinoma cells target the most healthy cells or they would prefer to invade weak cells for instance diseased ones?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Neither: Different tumors tend to invade different tissues and organs and the reason for such distribution is not known. See this site for more info. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/sites-types/metastatic.
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