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Dravidians more susceptible to breast cancer

10 October 2012

HYDERABAD: Certain genetic changes in Dravidian women make them more susceptible to breast cancer than their counterparts living in north India.

A team of researchers from the city-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, have observed that ethnic variations in some genes in Dravidian women are linked to the increased incidence of breast cancer……

Read more: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/hyderabad/dravidians-more-susceptible-breast-cancer-742

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Written by csirindia

October 10, 2012 at 7:54 pm

Posted in CCMB

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