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In 10% of human tumors there is a family history of hereditary disease associated with mutations in identified genes.
Alzheimer's disease can reach epidemic range in the coming decades, by the increasing average age of society.
Monozygotic twins have the same genome, that is, the same DNA molecule in both siblings.
Metastasis is responsible for 90% of deaths in patients with cancer.
Patients with recurrent metastatic non-small cell lung cancer have a morbid prognosis, but a new epigenetic therapy may have potential in this population.
Until a decade, it was believed that differences between people were due solely to the existence of genetic changes, which are alterations in the sequence of our genes.
Scientists are on the path to figuring out why some viruses thrive in the human body.
An estimated 15% of cancer cases can be linked to a viral infection, however the biological changes that cause some asymptomatic carriers of a virus to develop full-blown tumors are not well understood.
Identical twins lose some fundamental similarities as they grow older, a new study reports. They may start to look and act less alike. The changes could leave one twin susceptible to diseases like cancer, while the other twin remains healthy.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Identical twins grow apart,genetically, as the years pass, a team of European and U.S.researchers reported on Tuesday.