The research focused on “mechanisms of carcinogenesis” is concerned with the fundamental question as to how and why cancer arises. The research projects grouped together here thus have a common concept. Despite all diversity of the experimental approaches, this concept can be described as follows: Model reconstruction of the transformation of a normal cell into a cancer cell under deliberately chosen conditions which allow as complete as possible an observation of the molecular processes leading to cancer development. Experimentation with cancer-inducing rays, chemical carcinogens as well as tumor viruses are in principle equivalent. It is indeed appropriate to experiment with different agents, since cancer is not caused by a single factor but by many causes, and this must be borne in mind in experimentation.
KeywordsCervical Cancer Human Papilloma Virus Kupffer Cell Cervical Carcinoma Circulate Tumor Cell
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