Cancer And Longevity15 years ago
Posted on Jul 13, 2004, 5 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
We know that cancer and the aging process are linked, as cancer is probably the end result of malfunctions in the normal telomere cell senescence mechanism. The older you get, the more likely you are to develop cancers - the body is a complex machine, and all machines wear out in time. ScienceDaily reports on a study confirming that most of our ancestors didn't live long enough (or smoke enough) to develop cancer.
View the Article Under Discussion: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/07/040707091846.htm
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