Cancer a Failed By-product of Genetic Evolution?

Cancer a Failed By-product of Genetic Evolution?

Cancer is a disease characterized by an uncontrollable division of cells that can invade surrounding tissues or spread to other parts of the body through a process known as metastasis. This uncontrollable division or proliferation is associated with genetic alterations in tumor suppressor genes that control cell division, DNA repair, and apoptosis. These genetic alterations…

Why Are Some Mammals More Resistant to Cancer?

Why Are Some Mammals More Resistant to Cancer?

Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by an uncontrolled division of cells leading to the invasion and destruction of surrounding tissues and organs. Another characteristic is their capacity to spread to other organs of the body where they establish a new niche of cancerous cells through a process named metastasis. Several factors, such as…