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Cancer modelling: Getting to the heart of the problem

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Paradoxically, improvements in healthcare that have enhanced the life expectancy of humans in the Western world have, indirectly, increased the prevalence of certain types of cancer such as prostate and breast. It remains unclear whether this phenomenon should be attributed to the ageing process itself or the cumulative effect of prolonged exposure to harmful environmental stimuli such as ultraviolet light, radiation and carcinogens (Franks and Teich, 1988). Equally, there is also compelling ...

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2005-01-01
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2011-05-19

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