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Genetics May Influence Risk for Breast Cancer After Chest Radiotherapy to Treat Childhood Cancer

Interview with ecancertv

Lindsay Morton, Ph.D., discusses childhood cancer survivors' risks of developing breast cancer later in life with ecancertv at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in 2016. Dr. Morton and colleagues presented new findings on “Genome-wide association study identifies two susceptibility loci that modify radiation-related risk for breast cancer after childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study and St. Jude Lifetime Cohort” during a mini-symposium titled “New molecular advances in pediatric cancer".