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H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Researchers: Darwin s Principles Say Cancer Will Always Evolve to Resist Treatment


6/22/2012 7:28:23 AM

According to researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center, cancer is subject to the evolutionary processes laid out by Charles Darwin in his concept of natural selection. Natural selection was the process identified by Darwin by which nature selects certain physical attributes, or phenotypes, to pass on to offspring to better "fit" the organism to the environment.

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