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Cancer Causing Genes

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
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