Decoding the Cryptic Origins of Colon Cancer

Twombly, Renee
July 2002
Environmental Health Perspectives;Jul2002, Vol. 110 Issue 7, pA394
Academic Journal
Reports on the development of a cancer model that offers evidence regarding a rare inherited form of colon cancer known as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), by Christopher J. Portier and Hiroyoshi Toyoshiba of the National Toxicology Program. Mathematical validation that a single gene mutation can result in FAP; View that growth kinetics of a cell and tissue structure influence cancer development.


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