Good News: Cure for Cancer! Bad News: Looks Like it's Down Syndrome!

by Benjamin Domenech on 10:05 am May 23, 2009

Interesting news: “Most cancers are rare in people with Down syndrome, whose overall cancer mortality is below 10 percent of that in the general population. Since they have an extra copy of chromosome 21, it’s been proposed that people with Down syndrome may be getting an extra dose of one or more cancer-protective genes.”

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