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How Many Cancers Are Caused by the Environment?

Traces of chemicals known to cause human cancer lurk everywhere. But after decades of research, figuring out how many people might contract cancer …

Genetics

Genetic Changes and Cancer<p>Cancer is a genetic disease—that is, cancer is caused by certain changes to genes that control the way our cells function, …

What Causes Cancer? Genetics & Environment: The Perfect Storm

Why does a woman with no family history of breast cancer and no obvious risk factors for breast cancer succumb to the disease? What happened to her? Today 1 in 8 women in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer. Will you be one of them?<p>The development of cancer is complex. Many factors contribute …

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