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Contagious Cancers?

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Could some cancers be contagious? New evidence suggests certain types of cancer can spread from one person to another. Journalist David Quammen’s article for the April issue of Harper’s magazine is "Contagious Cancer: The Evolution of a Disease."

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Comments [3]

hjs from 11211

Human papillomavirus is know to be contagious

Mar. 13 2008 12:15 PM
hjs from 11211

some pics of Devil facial tumour disease

http://images.google.com/images?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4GGLD_en___US240&q=Devil+facial+tumour+disease&um=1&sa=N&tab=wi

Mar. 13 2008 12:13 PM
A Listener

i'll have to come back to this discussion of tumors looking like crumbled feta cheese. i'm eating lunch right now.

Mar. 13 2008 12:09 PM

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