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The common diseases affecting adults


Predisposition to common diseases in adults - It is known nowadays that certain families experience an increased frequency of cancerous tumors. In some cases, genes whose inheritance from generation to generation is responsible for an increased risk of cancer have been identified. In order to...

Breast cancer - The frequency of breast and ovarian cancer in the population is relatively high, and in most cases (80%) it is not hereditary, as far as is known today. However, when breast and/or ovarian cancer appears at a young age, the possibility that this is the...

Colon cancer - This is one of the most common tumors in adults. The involvement of genetic factors in the development of these tumors was considered because of their high frequency in certain families over a number of generations. In all families with a genetic...

Others - It is known nowadays that certain families experience an increased frequency of cancerous tumors. In some cases, genes whose inheritance from generation to generation is responsible for an increased risk of cancer have been identified. In order to...

Future aspects - More than in any other field, innovations in the field of genetics herald the beginning of a new era in medicine. Even now questions are asked about how these innovations will change our life and health, and the diagnosis, treatment, and moreover the...

 

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