An idea on the genesis of the first cancer cell

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The first malignant cell could be the result of a type of fertilization or parthenogenesis between somatic cells that have undergone a meiotic or meiotic-like process initiated by carcinogens and viruses or occurring as a result of genetic errors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-112
Number of pages4
JournalMedical hypotheses
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - May 1987


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