‘Bad luck’ with random DNA errors is responsible for two-thirds of cancer mutations, study says

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 16:01 in Health & Medicine

Even in a world with a pristine environment, no cigarettes and the ability to fix faulty genes inherited from our parents, most of the cancers diagnosed today still would occur — a combination of biology and bad luck. Every new case of cancer depends on a collection of specific mutations in our...

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