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December 9, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Researchers Prove Key Cancer Theory

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Mayo Clinic researchers have proven the longstanding theory that changes in the number of whole chromosomes — called aneuploidy — can cause cancer by eliminating tumor suppressor genes. Their findings, which appear in the current issue of the journal Cancer Cell along with an independent commentary on the discovery, end a major controversy in the […]

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