[ RadSafe ] Cancer(Chemical, Physical Basis)

JPreisig at aol.com JPreisig at aol.com
Mon Nov 10 13:14:09 CST 2014

     Nice post.  The cancer induction process may  not be necessarily 
random or stochastic.  It could be fairly  deterministic.  One has a chemical 
compound at some concentration acting on  human cells, mostly in the same way, 
mostly acting on the same tissue and the  affected portion of DNA (various 
DNA switches, information etc.).  The  DNA damage can occur similarly in 
cells/DNA of a given tissue and the damage can  go forward.  A damaged cell can 
be viable, take on nutrition/oxygen and  might possibly replicate.  Consider 
that a chemical/carcinogen/mutagen is  acting on a group of human cells 
which all have the same DNA  characteristics.  It becomes rather like a problem 
in statistical  mechanics.  I don't pretend to have all the answers, but 
the ultimate  solution is getting closer.  Keep asking hard questions, 
Clayton.   Thanks.
     Joe Preisig

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