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Use genetic sequencing to Identify what factors account for some individuals to live to 100 years without developing canc

Identify the population of individuals who are age 100 years half who may have had a cancer diagnosis and half with no cancer diagnosis in their lifetime.

Survey those individuals as to their life experiences - medical history, employment history, lifestyle, exercise history, diet etc

Individuals will provide a blood sample for complete genetic analysis.

What genetic mutations are present which may cause cancer yet did not. Look for which life factors may have prevented cancer from developing

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