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Missing Risk In Cancer Genetics
2014-02-16 05:21:51

If a combination of genetic variants are at least partially responsible for a person’s susceptibility to common diseases, then why has research to look for those genetic causes only successfully explained a fraction of the heritable risk of developing them?


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.