Published in Cancer Weekly, June 19th, 1995
Dr. Sanford Markowitz, cancer researcher at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio, and Case Western Reserve University, said the flawed gene triggers cancer in the right portion of the colon among some patients with an unstable genetic pattern that does not correct itself.
"Their genes are falling apart, rather like a fraying rope," Markowitz said of such families. "You don't get cancer until you fray the specific gene."
Colon cancer on...
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