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Published on 20 May 2014 | over 2 years ago

Thanks to Cancer Research UK! www.cancerresearchuk.org
Links to LEARN MORE and SOURCES are below.
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What is cancer?

www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerandresearch/all-about-cancer/what-is-cancer/
www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/keyfacts/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hallmarks_of_cancer

Visualizing the prevention of cancer: www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/causes/attributable-risk/visualisation/

10 cancer MYTHS debunked: scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2014/03/24/dont-believe-the-hype-10-persistent-cancer-myths-debunked/

other cancer articles:

www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/02/deadliest_cancer_chart_shows_mortality_and_incidence_rates.html
www.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/sunday-review/why-everyone-seems-to-have-cancer.html
www.pbs.org/wgbh/takeonestep/cancer/interviews-demetri.html
www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-couzens/cancer-an-inevitable-stag_b_4558325.html
www.wired.com/2013/05/al_argcancer/
www.theguardian.com/environment/2011/may/06/nuclear-power-leukaemia

Stirling Engine: www.grand-illusions.com/acatalog/Low-Temperature-Stirling-Engine-612.html

Stirling Engine: VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch

dying cells: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16355657

dead outer-layer of skin (the HORNY layer): en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratum_corneum

human skin in dust: ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2157.html

mistakes in DNA replication: www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/dna-replication-and-causes-of-mutation-409

how long it takes cells to divide: www.wisegeek.org/how-long-does-it-take-for-cells-to-divide.htm

not all genetic mutations causes cancer: ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/mutationsanddisorders/neutralmutations

leading causes of death (in US): i1213.photobucket.com/albums/cc469/EternallyLearning/COD.jpg

unbalanced skin damage:

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1104059
www.sungrubbies.com/product_index_html/UVASkinDamage.htm

Giraffe tongues: www.noozhawk.com/article/102609_santa_barbara_zoos_male_giraffe_dies

DNA repair mechanisms: www.abcam.com/index.html

the Selection Shadow: www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/the-evolution-of-aging-23651151

life expectancy: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_expectancy

Living after cancer diagnosis stats: www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/our-organisation/beating-cancer-sooner-our-strategy

losing cells: www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2001-02/981770369.An.r.html

Cancer and the metaphor of war: www.theguardian.com/society/2014/apr/25/having-cancer-not-fight-or-battle

Cool image gallery: publications.nigms.nih.gov/biobeat/gallery/index.html

extra: why do we age and die?

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/05/age/
www.psychologytoday.com/blog/adventures-in-old-age/200903/problem-darwin-why-do-we-age-and-die-rather-live-forever
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolution_of_ageing

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