Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 28 June 2006
The Age of Cancer
Cancer cells quiet gene behind premature aging disorder
Abstract: The biggest risk factor for cancer isn't smoking or bad diet or anything a person can avoid. It's growing old. New findings might help explain the connection between aging and cancer. According to the study, a gene that's faulty in a disorder that resembles accelerated aging shuts down in many cancers.
Citation: M. Leslie, The Age of Cancer. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), nf16 (2006).
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