henrietta lacks cells?

Yeah yeah they're immortal blah blah blah.

MY question is are they cancerous?

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  • H37Rv
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    Human cells that are immortal are by definition cancerous. The reason HeLa cells can grow forever is because they originated from a cancer. Most human cells have a limit to the number of times they can divide (The Hayflick limit) this is not true with cancers, and this is part of why they grow out of control.

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