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NIH Study Offers Insight Into Why Cancer Incidence Increases With Age

In this animation, NIEHS researcher Jack Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., describes how DNA methylation may increase cancer risk in older people. Taylor and Zongli Xu, Ph.D., both of the NIEHS Epidemiology Branch, performed the research and published their findings in the journal Carcinogenesis. Video length: 57 sec.

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