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In JAMA this week, researchers in the UK and Austria present data from a 15-year follow-up of a study on the association between telomere length and cancer incidence and mortality. Beginning in 1990, the team evaluated telomere length in study participants. During the follow-up years, 137 of 787 participants were diagnosed with cancer and 62 died from cancer.

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