Do foetuses get cancer?

10 December 2012
Presented by Hannah Critchlow

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We find out if foetuses get cancer, 15 yr old Louis from London got in touch asking: their cells divide rapidly, so surely they can make genetic errors and get cancer? Plus we ask, how do touch sensitive gadgets work?

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\Stripped\ human oocyte (egg cell); granulosa cells that had surrounded this oocyte have been removed.

00:00 - Do foetuses get cancer?

15 yr old Louis from London asks "do foetuses get cancer? Their cells divide rapidly, surely they can make genetic errors and get cancer"

Do foetuses get cancer?

We find out if foetuses get cancer, 15 yr old Louis from London got in touch asking: their cells divide rapidly, so surely they can make genetic errors and get cancer? Plus we ask, how do touch sensitive gadgets work?

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