Some Cancers May Just Be Due To Bad Luck

January 5, 2015 8:33 PM

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A new study shows that having most types of cancers may actually be the result of "bad luck."

A statistical model created by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center shows that approximately two-thirds of adult cancer cases are caused by random DNA mutations that occur when stem cells divide, leaving the remaining third up to environmental factors or inherited genes.

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