NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A genome-wide association study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association describes a regulatory variant that appears to dial up the risk of adverse outcomes in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who are treated with the anti-cancer drug vincristine.

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