Sharks and Cancer !

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Offline neilep

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Sharks and Cancer !
« on: 27/08/2005 21:54:40 »
Is it true that Sharks do not get Cancer ?..in fact , I'm sure I heard this is true and that there are many studies looking into why Sharks avoid the big C....are there other creatures that do not get Cancer ?

What about plants ?

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Re: Sharks and Cancer !
« Reply #1 on: 27/08/2005 21:58:00 »
You know what, that was going to be one of my next questions. minus the shark bit
I was going to ask it earlier but thought i would wait and use it later.[:)]
« Last Edit: 27/08/2005 22:02:03 by ukmicky »

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Re: Sharks and Cancer !
« Reply #2 on: 27/08/2005 22:36:20 »
I knew you were going to ask it...so I jumped the queue !!...

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Re: Sharks and Cancer !
« Reply #3 on: 28/08/2005 20:48:24 »
Sharks (as well as rays and skates) DO get cancer, but it's rare.