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Fig. 2 | Cancer Communications

Fig. 2

From: New insights from the widening homogeneity perspective to target intratumor heterogeneity

Fig. 2

Driver mutations in tumor evolution. A cell develops a specific driver mutation that gives rise to a benign tumor. The cell then develops an additional driver mutation to invade surrounding tissues. Subsequently, the cell develops an additional driver mutation that enables the tumor to engage in hematogenous metastasis. Thereafter, the tumor may acquire additional driver mutations to propagate and sustain intratumor heterogeneity

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