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Which part of the human body cannot get cancer?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Cells without nuclei: Any organ containing cells with nuclei and DNA can be subject to developing cancer. In certain tissue like the teeth or hair where no nuclei are present and DNA mutations are not found then malignancies should not appear.

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Can any part of the body get cancer?

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Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
Pathology 33 years experience
Yes: Unfortunately, any part of the body that contains cells can go on to develop some sort of tumor. These could be both benign and/or malignant.

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