A fluorescence-coloured microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells. Environmental risks and heredity get the most blame for cancer, but new research suggests random chance may play a bigger role than people realise. Photo: National Cancer Institute via AP

Cancer ‘may’ be a matter of random mistakes in DNA: Study

The DNA mutations, or just plain bad luck, is often to blame for cancers

Topic |   Hong Kong cancer therapy

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A fluorescence-coloured microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells. Environmental risks and heredity get the most blame for cancer, but new research suggests random chance may play a bigger role than people realise. Photo: National Cancer Institute via AP
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