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Mina Bissell:
Mina Bissell: Experiências que apontam para um novo entendimento sobre o cancro

TEDGlobal 2012 · 16:18 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Mina Bissell: Mina Bissell: Experiências que apontam para um novo entendimento sobre o cancro
16:18 · Filmed June 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012 · Subtitles available in 25 languages

Durante décadas, a investigadora Mina Bissell perseguiu uma ideia revolucionária — que uma célula cancerígena não se torna automaticamente num tumor, mas antes depende das células vizinhas (o seu microambiente) para saber como se desenvolver. Mina Bissell apresenta as duas experiências chave que provaram que a teoria prevalecente sobre o crescimento do cancro estava errada.

Cancer Researcher
Mina Bissell studies how cancer interacts with our bodies, searching for clues to how cancer's microenvironment influences its growth. Full bio
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