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Cancer: a response to prolonged tissue necrosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8676757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Various observations about cancers do not support the prevailing view that cancer is caused by genetic mutations. Some of these discrepancies are discussed and and a new theory of the nature of cancer is presented--namely, that cancer is a response to prolonged tissue necrosis. This leads to several predictions about carcinogens and possible cancer therapies.
J Linsenmeier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical hypotheses     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0306-9877     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Hypotheses     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-09     Completed Date:  1996-08-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505668     Medline TA:  Med Hypotheses     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cell Division / drug effects,  physiology*
Cell Survival / drug effects,  physiology*
Cell Transformation, Neoplastic / chemically induced,  pathology*
Neoplasms / chemically induced,  pathology*
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