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Childhood cancer often is random DNA mistake

Galveston County Daily News, September 19, 2012

In this week’s Keeping Kids Healthy column by UTMB’s Sally Robinson and Keith Bly: In children, the DNA damage that starts the formation of a cancer more often is a random mistake in the DNA instructions of cells rapidly multiplying during the normal growth process of children. This partly explains why some of the most common cancers in children are of the blood, brain and bones.

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