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07-31-2004, 11:45 PM
He said while the genetic elements of cancer cannot be reversed, the epigenetics -- how the genes are actually turned on and off -- can be.

"Drugs that target the cancer epigenome may prove to be a key therapeutic opportunity for diverse cancers," she said in a statement. In other words, it might be possible to silence a cancer gene.

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