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I've tried to look online to find some statistical data about the rate of growth of any type of cancerous cells, but haven't been able to find any. Would anyone know an appropriate time period for a single cancer cell to divide? Obviously, this hugely varies with the stage of cancer and type etc., but I am looking for any acceptable figure correct to an order of magnitude.

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    $\begingroup$ Have a look at this post for some related information. Meanwhile, please also narrow down your question to a specific kind of cancerous cell so that the question is not broad. I don't know what is an order of magnitude in your case but the doubling time can vary from a few hours to more than a day. $\endgroup$ – WYSIWYG Feb 11 '20 at 14:35
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