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Cancer cells are confused cells who failed to kill themselves properly and instead divided and proliferated wildly

Cancer cells are confused cells who failed to kill themselves properly and instead divided and proliferated wildly Cancer cells are confused cells who failed to kill themselves properly and instead divided and proliferated wildly
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When, as occasionally happens, a cell fails to expire in the prescribed manner, but rather begins to divide and proliferate wildly, we call the result cancer. Cancer cells are really just confused cells. Cells make this mistake fairly regularly, but the body has elaborate mechanisms for dealing with it. It is only very rarely that the process spirals out of control. On average, humans suffer one fatal malignancy for each 100 million billion cell divisions. Cancer is bad luck in every possible sense of the term.

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