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Biochemistry (Moscow)

, Volume 82, Issue 1, pp 88–88 | Cite as

Remark to response of A. V. Lichtenstein

  • V. N. ManskikhEmail author
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Abstract

The arguments against the “bad luck” hypothesis suggested by C. Tomasetti and B. Vogelstein ((2015) Science, 347, 78–81) are significant in any case, and new experimental studies are necessary.

Keywords

cancer “bad luck” hypothesis carcinogenesis mutagenesis extrinsic and intrinsic factors cancer prevention 

References

  1. 1.
    Manskikh, V. N. (2017) Do external or internal factors lead to tumor development? It is still unknown, Biochemistry (Moscow), 82, 81–85.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Lichtenstein, A. V. (2017) Response to Comments by V. N. Manskikh: “Do external or internal factors lead to tumor development? It is still unknown”, Biochemistry (Moscow), 82, 86–87.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Tomasetti, C., and Vogelstein, B. (2015) Cancer etiology. Variation in cancer risk among tissues can be explained by the number of stem cell divisions, Science, 347, 78–81.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Bioengineering and BioinformaticsLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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