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Study confirms human placenta resembles a tumour

March 11, 2021

Scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Cambridge and collaborators in the UK have confirmed that the placenta is unlike any other human organ and instead resembles that of a tumour. According to the scientists, the placenta harboursmany of the same genetic mutations found in childhood cancers – a “dumping ground” for genetic […]

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