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Cancer Lottery

I’ve been saved.

I’ve been saved from a genetic DNA mismatch, the tumor suppressor MSH2 malfunction that wreaks havoc on health, on life, on longevity. It’s not just one cancer to deal with; it’s dozens. 269 more words

Helen Holter


Sometimes something happens, or you witness something that gets you in touch with how normal, or abnormal your life is.  I think life can be very difficult.   1,350 more words

Art...the Colorful Palette Of My Life

Genetic Changes that Cause Autism Are More Diverse Than Previously Thought

Researchers find that the genetic causes of autism consist of a wide variety of genetic changes —

The types of gene mutations that contribute to autism are more diverse than previously thought, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the March 24 online issue of… 120 more words


Year in review: Cancer genetics grows up

Year in review: Cancer genetics grows up

Reporter: Evelina Cohn, PhD

Personalized genomics is the next research in cancer. However not all the mutations found in this disease are targeted equally by the researchers. 585 more words

CANCER BIOLOGY & Innovations In Cancer Therapy

Evolutionary Change

Evolutionary Change

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


Change accelerates stalled evolution

biomolbioandco    https://biomolbioandco.wordpress.com/2015/11/17/change-accelerates-stalled-evolution/

Evolution can get stuck. When no mutations are available that can improve the fitness of an organism, evolution cannot proceed. 558 more words

Genome Biology

NON-Smokers Get Lung Cancer Too - Know the Risks

Lung Cancer Affects Non-Smokers as Well as Smokers

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 80% of the cases of lung cancer deaths are linked to smoking cigarettes; … 724 more words

Dreamtime Wellness

The Right Match

Published in the Fall 2015 Cancer Today

New NCI clinical trial will link patients to drugs that target their tumor.

By Whitney L.J. Howell

Researchers are on a mission to match cancer patients whose tumors have stopped responding to treatment with the targeted therapies most likely to slow their tumor’s growth. 395 more words