Telomeres and cancer

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Telomeres and cancer

I need some insights regarding the role of the telomeres and cancer. In the process of fighting aging cells, it has been argued that longer telomeres are indications of the cell longevity. On the other hand a cell longevity can later on leads into cell immortality and cancer. Does anyone know how the balance between cells living longer and telomere health is kept without promoting the occurance of malignancies?