Evolutionary legacy

It’s an exceptional good science book – Cancer, The evolutionary legacy – by Mel Greaves. Having written last year a grant application about resequencing of lung specimens (and more recently a correspondence letter about the lung cancer genome that updates our earlier 31 events to 22,910) I am quite interested in the “minimal cancer genome”, e.g. the driving forces that leads to the final uncontrolled expansion of cancer cells.

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Mutations are part of our life – or in other words (by Gui Patin, Paris, 1665, cit. on page 233)

Cancer cannot be cured and will never be cured; but the world wants to be fooled