January 26, 2015

Most types of cancer not due to ‘bad luck’

From the New York Committee for Occupcational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) newsline:

The International Agency for Research on Cancer strongly disagrees with the conclusion of a scientific report on the causes of human cancer that suggests that random mutations are the major contributors to cancer overall, more than hereditary or external environmental factors. Based on current knowledge, nearly half of all cancers worldwide can be prevented.

IARC: Most types of cancer not due to 'bad luck'

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