- Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 10:26
- Genetics 101
In the limelight: The genes of cancer
The "war against cancer" is, in actuality, a battle against a large group of sometimes very different conditions caused by differing agents.
Generally, cancer results from an altered balance between cell proliferation - growth and division - and cell death. A number of factors, including certain genes, viruses, chemicals or exposure to radiation, have been ... Full story