Cancer Risk: Aspirin and Smoking Affect Aging of Genes (image) University of Basel Share Print E-Mail Caption Our lifestyle choices affect the aging processes of our genome which can cause cell transformation and cancer. Credit (Fig.: Martin Oeggerli / Micronaut, in cooperation with FHNW.) Usage Restrictions Give adequate attribution to the original author Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.