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Proliferation as a Major Risk Factor for Cancer : A Concept of Doubtful Validity 1

@inproceedings{Farber2006ProliferationAA,
  title={Proliferation as a Major Risk Factor for Cancer : A Concept of Doubtful Validity 1},
  author={Emmanuel Farber},
  year={2006}
}
An old idea, now being regenerated anew, focuses a major aspect of risk assessment for cancer on cell proliferation (1-11). It is now being proposed that the presence of cell proliferation by itself or the stim ulation of cell proliferation ¡na quiescent tissue or organ with low mitotic activity should be in and of themselves major concerns for cancer development in the particular tissue or organ. Also, the ability of an agent to induce cell proliferation in a target organ or tissue would be… 

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