Original Publication Date: 1 May, 2016
Publication / Source: Epigenomics
Authors: Shijie C Zheng, Martin Widschwendter, Andrew E Teschendorff
It is well-established that the DNA methylation landscape of normal cells undergoes a gradual modification with age, termed as ‘epigenetic drift’. Here, we review the current state of knowledge of epigenetic drift and its potential role in cancer etiology.