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The Daily Mail is wrong: dumb luck gives you cancer

by | 2nd, January 2015

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As the Daily Mail tells us , pretty much anything gives you cancer.

But new thinking says two thirds of cancer cases are the result of bad luck rather than poor lifestyle choices or inherited risk factors.

Professor Bert Vogelstein, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US, said: “You can add to your risk of getting cancers by smoking or other poor lifestyle factors. However,

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