Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/1/2008

Patient Zero for a Colon Cancer Gene

When Mr. and Mrs. George Fry set sail from England and arrived in Weymouth, Mass., in the 1630s, they brought to America more than just luggage and four kids. They also brought the original gene mutation that leads to a hereditary form of colon cancer — and has resulted in thousands of people in the United States today who are at higher risk of developing the disease. for more click here

Did you like this? Share it:
Some Text