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Missing Risk In Cancer Genetics
2014-02-16 05:21:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If a combination of genetic variants are at least partially responsible for a person’s susceptibility to common diseases, then why has research to look for those genetic causes only successfully explained a fraction of the heritable risk of developing them? That’s the question that the authors of a new PLOS Genetics study set out to answer. The study, which was led by scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR),...