If you or a loved one are facing cancer or trying to prevent it, it is helpful to know what may have caused it, to make some sense of this very frightening disease.
There are currently two major theories as to the cause of cancer. Both of them developed about a century ago.
The Somatic Mutation Theory of Cancer – (Soma = relating to the body)
This theory suggests that one cell (soma) has mutated (changed or been damaged) by a substance which is unspecified. It is then assumed that every time this damaged cell makes copies of […]