Cancer Study Blames Bad Luck For Two-Thirds Of Cases
Lifestyle, heredity and environment all play a role in cancer risk, but it turns out unlucky genetic mutations are to blame in most cases.By Madison Burke | January 1, 2015
New research suggests the majority of adult cancer cases are caused by bad luck.
Johns Hopkins researchers found two-thirds of adult cancers are primarily caused by random mutations that take place when stem cells divide. (Video Via National Cancer Institute)
HealthDay explains stem cells naturally regenerate to replace cells that have already died.