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Inherited TP53 Variants and Susceptibility to Osteosarcoma

Dr. Lisa Mirabello, Dr. Sharon Savage, and colleagues found that inherited variations in TP53, a known tumor suppressor gene, among children and adolescents with osteosarcoma are more common than previously thought. 

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The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) is a research program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Division is the world’s most comprehensive cancer epidemiology research group. Its renowned epidemiologists, geneticists, and biostatisticians conduct population and multidisciplinary research to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention. The Division’s research impacts public health policy in the United States and around the world.

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