The World Health Organisation has warned that cancer rates in China are rising ‘ferociously’, leaving genetic researchers scrabbling for answers and potential cures. Photo: SCMP

Darwin was wrong and the fittest mutations may fail when it comes to tumour cells, Chinese scientists say

Team makes bold claim that diverse range of mutations in cancer cells compete among themselves rather than produce dominant winners that can be eradicated as a means of tackling the disease.

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The World Health Organisation has warned that cancer rates in China are rising ‘ferociously’, leaving genetic researchers scrabbling for answers and potential cures. Photo: SCMP
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