Aging and Cancer.

From: Duane Hewitt (
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 18:22:51 MST

A recent article in the journal Nature reported mice that had a mutation that reduced cancer but also substantially (20%) reduced their lifespan. This gives further evidence that a fine balance needs to be maintained between these two processes for any serious attempts at life extension.

A summary of the article can be found at


Duane Hewitt

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