tumor promotion

tumor promotion
A process in which existing tumors are stimulated to grow. Tumor promoters are not able to cause tumors to form.

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  • Tumor promotion — is a process in which existing tumors are stimulated to grow. Tumor promoters are not able to cause tumors to form. See also * Tumor initiation External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=390316 Tumor promotion] entry in …   Wikipedia

  • Tumor initiation — is a process in which normal cells are changed so that they are able to form tumors. Substances that cause cancer can be tumor initiators. See also * Tumor promotion External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=390314… …   Wikipedia

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