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The Archives of Surgery includes a recent article by Philip Stahel, M.D., associate professor in orthopedics who practices at Denver Health. The article reviews cases in Colorado and found that, despite precautions, doctors still perform surgery on the wrong patient or in the wrong place. ... Mark Johnston, Ph.D., chair of the department of biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of Medicine, is the co-author of a new book, "Genetic Twists of Fate."Dean Richard Krugman noted in his weekly message, "I read it last weekend while I was traveling...The book explains in everyday terms what our DNA code is and how it can affect our lives." Learn more on the University of Colorado Cancer Center blog.