Compared to other organs, why is heart cancer so rare?
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replied April 17th, 2008
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Doesn’t the heart have enough problems Smile ?!?!

Cancer occurs when cells grow out of control. Probably, cells in the heart and the vessels, are not reproducing and growing very much (in contrast to the rapid turnover of epithelial tissues in the skin, gastrointestinal tract, and other organs). There is a science fact that heart cells divide only maybe once a year.
So, no division, no cancer.
Do you have personal experience with heart cancer?
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replied March 22nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Because heart muscle cells are permanent cells and also they are less exposed to carcinogens.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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