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Cancer - Scientists are a step closer to finding cause

2nd May 2007

Scientists are a step closer to finding out why some people get cancer, thanks to research, unveiled yesterday. A team from Dundee University has discovered people who carry a variant of a specific gene are less likely to develop cancer of the lung. The experts found the changed gene results in the potentially cancer-producing protein it makes being broken down and rendered harmless at a much faster rate.

 

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