Superlinear growth reveals the Allee effect in tumors.

  title={Superlinear growth reveals the Allee effect in tumors.},
  author={Youness Azimzade and Abbas Ali Saberi and Robert A. Gatenby},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={103 4-1},
Integrating experimental data into ecological models plays a central role in understanding biological mechanisms that drive tumor progression where such knowledge can be used to develop new therapeutic strategies. While the current studies emphasize the role of competition among tumor cells, they fail to explain recently observed superlinear growth dynamics across human tumors. Here we study tumor growth dynamics by developing a model that incorporates evolutionary dynamics inside tumors with… 
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