Genes and Cancer

Patients’ Genes Seen as Future of Cancer Care

This article in the New York Times by Anemona Hartocollis discusses how major medical centers around the county are studying the genome and its relationship to cancer. There is a great deal of money being invested into this work at present.

The hope is that we can predict and hopefully prevent certain types of cancer.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/health/patients-genes-seen-as-future-of-cancer-care.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

We have seen in the nutrition field the use of nutrigenomics in determining susceptibility to certain vitamins deficiencies. An interesting interview with Dr. Passwater discusses it more in depth at http://www.drpasswater.com/nutrition_library/Good_News_From_Nutrigenomics.html .

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About John Montague DC

John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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