Cancer susceptibility: epigenetic manifestation of environmental exposures.

@article{Weidman2007CancerSE,
  title={Cancer susceptibility: epigenetic manifestation of environmental exposures.},
  author={Jennifer R. Weidman and Dana C Dolinoy and Susan K. Murphy and Randy L. Jirtle},
  journal={Cancer journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={9-16}
}
Cancer is a disease that results from both genetic and epigenetic changes. Discordant phenotypes and varying incidences of complex diseases such as cancer in monozygotic twins as well as genetically identical laboratory animals have long been attributed to differences in environmental exposures. Accumulating evidence indicates, however, that disparities in… CONTINUE READING