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DNA slippage as the cause of insertion mutations in cancer cells?

Microsatellite instability (which is present in some cancers) is a process mediated by slippage of the kind that you describe. I am not sure that I exactly understand what is shown in your table (VCF?)...
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Can a dividing cell that skipped DNA replication become cancerous?

Question 1 Will the Spindle Checkpoint fail due to not having duplicated DNA, or can mitosis complete and form aneuploid daughter cells? Yes it is possible. Meiosis 2 essentially does not involve ...
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