Published in Cancer Weekly, November 17th, 1997
Dr. Timothy McCaffrey and his colleagues suggested that atherosclerosis, like some forms of cancer, may be linked to a mutation in a single cell that could spread and cause disease. Their findings were published in the November 1, 1997 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Atherosclerosis, or blockage of the coronary arteries, is the most common cause of heart disease.
"We have suspected for decades that cancer and heart disease have similar underlying...
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