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Tumor stem cells fuse with monocytes to form highly invasive tumor-hybrid cells

Tumor stem cells fuse with monocytes to form highly invasive tumor-hybrid cells

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https://doi.org/10.1080/2162402X.2020.1773204

ABSTRACT The 'cancer cell fusion' theory is controversial due to the lack of methods available to identify hybrid cells and to follow the phenomenon in patients. However, it seems to be one of the best explanations for both the origin and metastasis of primary tumors.