Last Posted: Jun 02, 2017
- Game of chance: Are most cancers linked to nothing more than bad luck?
M Knight, June 1, 2017, Genetic Literacy Project
- Random Mutations Play Major Role in Cancer
NIH Director Blog, April 4,2017
- No, We Cant Say Whether Cancer Is Mostly Bad Luck How some media outlets magnified the problems with a controversial new paper
Ed Yong, the Atlantic. March 2017
- DNA typos to blame for most cancer mutations Environment and heredity might not contribute as much to cancer risk as researchers thought.
H Ledford, Nature News, March 2017
- New study finds that most cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying mistakes
Science Magazine, March 2017
- Cancer Is Partly Caused By Bad Luck, Study Finds
NPR Health, March 23, 2017
- Most cancer mutations arise from bad luck, but many cases still preventable, researchers say
S Begley, StatNews, March 23, 2017
- Personalized medicine for prevention: can risk stratified screening decrease colorectal cancer mortality at an acceptable cost?
Subramanian Sujha et al. Cancer causes & control : CCC 2017 Feb
- Recruiting families at risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer from a statewide cancer registry: a methodological study.
Katapodi Maria C et al. Cancer causes & control : CCC 2017 Feb
- Cancer Causes: Inheritance, 'Bad Luck,' and the Environment
William Nelson, ACCR, July 16, 2015
- Causality and Chance in the Development of Cancer
L Luzatto et al, NEJM< July 2, 2015
- Strategies to Prevent Bad Luck in Cancer
A Albini et al. JNCI, October 2015
- Proceedings of the second international molecular pathological epidemiology (MPE) meeting.
Ogino Shuji et al. Cancer Causes Control 2015 May 9.
- Causes of Cancer
A Special Issue of the Annals of Epidemiology, March 2015
- Blood lipids and colorectal polyps: testing an etiologic hypothesis using phenotypic measurements and Mendelian randomization.
Passarelli Michael N et al. Cancer Causes Control 2015 Jan 25.
- Associations among family history of cancer, cancer screening and lifestyle behaviors: a population-based study.