Tumours and Cancer


Tumours and Cancer:

Mitosis and the cell cycle are carefully controlled processes, allowing cells to divide at the correct rate to replace damaged cells and to allow organisms to grow correctly.

Uncontrolled Cell Division Leads to...

  • Undifferentiated cells - not specialised
  • A mass of differentiated cells = tumour
  • A tumour can damage surrounding tissues and press on nerves / blood…


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