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This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, Sonja Berndt from the National Cancer Institute and her colleagues report on a meta-analysis to identify chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma susceptibility loci. The researchers combined data from four genome-wide association studies — totaling 3,100 cases and 7,667 controls — to home in on 10 SNPs at nine new loci linked to the disease, as well as at an established spot.

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