Microplastics and cancer cells


Can cancer cells be coerced into attacking microplastics in the blood rather than other blood cells?

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chmod777 2023-01-06T18:18:36+00:00 1 Answer 20 views New Member 0

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    To the best of my knowledge, there is currently no evidence to suggest that cancer cells can be coerced into attacking microplastics in the blood.

    Cancer cells are abnormal cells that have undergone genetic changes that allow them to divide and grow uncontrollably. They are typically focused on dividing and growing to form tumors, rather than attacking foreign substances in the blood such as microplastics.

    Microplastics are small plastic particles that can enter the bloodstream through a variety of sources, such as the consumption of contaminated food or water, or inhalation. While they can potentially cause harm to the body by interacting with cells and tissues, the immune system is typically responsible for identifying and removing foreign substances from the blood, rather than cancer cells.

    While there is ongoing research into the potential uses of cancer cells in targeted therapies and treatments, these approaches typically involve modifying the cancer cells to target specific types of cells or tissues, rather than foreign substances in the blood. Therefore, it is unlikely that cancer cells could be coerced into attacking microplastics in the blood.

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