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Question:
For a chemotherapeutic drug to be useful for treating cancer cells, which of the following is most desirable?



A. It does not alter metabolically active cells. B. It only attacks cells that are density dependent. C. It interferes with rapidly dividing cells.
D. It interferes with cells entering G0. E. It is safe enough to limit all apoptosis.
Answer:
C. It interferes with rapidly dividing cells.
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Question: For a chemotherapeutic drug to be useful for treating cancer cells, which of the following is most desirable? A. It does not alter metabolically active cells. B. It only attacks cells that are density dependent. C. It interferes with rapidly dividing cells. D. It interferes with cells entering G0. E. It is safe enough to limit all apoptosis.
Answer: C. It interferes with rapidly dividing cells.