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They can be mutated through irradiation.

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How are cancer cells different than normal healthy cells?

normal cells look the same, cancer cells are abnormal.


Why do you have cancer cells in your body?

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cancer cells divide rapidly where normal cell don't.


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A healthy cells DNA begins to change during the multiplication process. This is where the genetic cold alters and healthy breakdown which allows the cancer cells to increase.


How are cancer cells similar to normal cells and how are they different?

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What cancer causing agents transform normal cells into cancer cells?

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How does cancer cells differs from ordinary cells?

cancer cells make you die and normal cells are healthy


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