Darwin’s principles say cancer will always evolve to resist treatment

A somewhat complex, sobering article on how evolution and adaptation will always result in issues of drug resistance, and argues for an approach that tries to direct natural selection towards preventing the outgrowth of resistant cancer cells.

Part of the science behind the chemo cocktails, combined or not with radiation, is to use a variety of approaches to reduce cancer cell populations, and impede the natural selection process (as any surviving cells have to adapt to several treatments, not just one).

Interesting concept and still speculative at this stage.

Darwin’s principles say cancer will always evolve to resist treatment.

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