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Childhood Cancer is Different from Adult Cancers

  Important progress is being made in cancer research regarding the causes and also the role that our genes play in determining who develops cancer.  The article from The Santa Barbara Independent reports some amazing findings about the differences in adult and childhood cancer, which also seems to confirm other studies that suggest some cancers begin in the womb.
"It’s known that these genes are also very important during normal brain development, which again emphasizes how this childhood cancer is different from adult cancers; the childhood cancer is almost certainly the result of something going wrong during development."
"It’s becoming clearer that childhood cancer, as shown here with medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer, is due to problems that manifest during fetal development."
The full article from The Santa Barbara Independent:
Childhood Cancer Is Different from Adult Cancers

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