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Aging and cancer: killing two birds with one worm.

Nature Genetics (Impact Factor: 29.65). 12/2007; 39(11):1306-7. DOI: 10.1038/ng1107-1306
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ABSTRACT Two new studies explore the genetic mechanisms connecting aging and tumor growth in Caenorhabditis elegans. This work should provide a basis to consider ways to prevent and treat age-dependent cancers.

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