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Gene Scan Finds Surprising Mutations in Kids With Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: More than 8 percent of children with cancer have unsuspected genetic mutations that could run in their families, researchers reported on Wednesday. These mutations not only put the children at risk of future cancers, but can mean their parents, brothers and sisters also have an unusually high risk, the team at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis …