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(Stat News)   Fungus among us are seeding our tumors, significance unknown   (statnews.com) divider line
    More: Creepy, Immune system, Bacteria, Cancer, milieu of tumors, genetic footprints of fungi, Ravid Straussman, cancer biologist, Oncology  
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844 clicks; posted to STEM » on 01 Oct 2022 at 12:45 AM (8 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-09-30 9:42:12 PM  
Life is some creepy ass shiat.
 
2022-10-01 1:18:04 AM  
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2022-10-01 1:32:15 PM  
Can't it be equally likely that a bacterial or fungal infection triggered an immune response that triggered the cancer? Similar to how HPV infection causes cancer.
 
2022-10-01 1:54:51 PM  
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2022-10-01 11:02:26 PM  

Sim Tree: Can't it be equally likely that a bacterial or fungal infection triggered an immune response that triggered the cancer? Similar to how HPV infection causes cancer.


I'm thinking it's either your scenario or one where the tumor evading the body's immune system is shielding the spores too.
 
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