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Refuting the idea that mutations cause cancer

20:00 EDT 30 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Writing today in the journal Cancer Research, James DeGregori, Ph.D., deputy director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center offers evidence that it is forces of evolution driven by natural selection acting in the ecosystem of the body that, in the presence of tissue damage, allow cells with dangerous mutations to thrive.

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