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How rapidly can a cancer cell grown in tissue cultures divide, and would that be the same rate inside your body?
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In brief: Not the same
Specialized cell culture media are designed to speed up growth or cancer cells, while your body is fighting them the whole time.
So they grow much slower in your body.

In brief: Not the same
Specialized cell culture media are designed to speed up growth or cancer cells, while your body is fighting them the whole time.
So they grow much slower in your body.
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Scott Diede
A commonly used cancer cell line known as HeLa doubles every 23 hours (this is much faster than cancer cell doubling time in a person).
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