What Do Paper Cuts and Cancer Have in Common? | GenomeWeb

A new study published online in PNAS shows that small wounds in the skin, like paper cuts, can lead to basal cell carcinoma as the stem cells in hair follicles turn into tumors while helping to heal the injury, reports The Scientist's Carrie Arnold.

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