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Abstract

Cancer is one of the major sets of diseases whose control has on the whole eluded medical science. I have chosen to conclude this book with a brief discussion of cancer, and have done so for two basic reasons: First, it logically follows the previous chapter on growth and development. Second, I believe that an understanding of the cancer cell requires a correct knowledge of cells in general, and therefore a correct theory of cellular physiology.

Keywords

Embryoid Body Crown Gall Tumor Somatic Mutation Theory Ehrlich Ascites Cell Novikoff Hepatoma 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilbert N. Ling
    • 1
  1. 1.Pennsylvania HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA

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