Village of Dwarves May Hold Secret to Cure Cancer

Group lives in a remote Ecuador village on the edge of the Andes. Read full Story here.

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    Dwarfism Gene In Ecuador May Hold Secret to Cure Cancer

    The Ecuadorian group carries a mutated gene that stunts their growth, but may prevent them from getting cancer, scientists say. Read the full story.
    Jaime Guevara-Aguirre / Science Translational Medicine
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    GHRD12

    A photo of the group taken in 1988, about the time the study began.  Read the full story.
    Jaime Guevara-Aguirre & Science Translational Medicine
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    Longo

    Cell biologist Valter Longo of the University of Southern California, which led the study 23-year study.  Read the full story.
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