THURSDAY, December 17, 2015 (CNN) — Developing cancer involves a lot more than experiencing a bit of “bad luck.”
That’s what the authors of a new study in the journal Nature argue, challenging the findings of research that came out earlier this year. External factors such as exposure to toxins and radiation are a major risk factor in developing cancer, the new study says.
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