Is neoplasm a special, yet unknown form of life?--a conjecture on the nature of neoplasms

Zhijian Yi
2017 Figshare  
Neoplasms are generally considered to be caused by abnormal proliferation of cells. By an in-depth and logical analysis of his interesting, personal experience, the author puts forward a new view: neoplasms (including malignant neoplasms or cancers) might not be caused by the abnormal proliferation of cells; it is probably a special, yet unknown form of life. This form of life is unusual. Its tangible parts are the Origin and Derivatives, and the intangible parts being the different human
more » ... fferent human systems, such as the circulatory, immune and endocrine systems for the growth and development of its Origin and Derivatives. This form of life is not a part of the body of the neoplasm patient but it has to live on it. It is obvious that the view here does not conform to the traditional understanding of the nature of neoplasms, but it may provide a scientific perspective toward the understanding and study of neoplasms.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5097151 fatcat:yx4koluaajgyjdyfizzgptdxj4