NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A study published online today in Nature Genetics has linked common variants at four loci to enhanced risk of pancreatic cancer.

An international team led by investigators at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine conducted a two-stage genome-wide association study involving tens of thousands of individuals with or without pancreatic cancer. The search led to new and known pancreatic cancer risk loci, including SNPs on chromosomes 3, 7, and 17 and a chromosome 2 locus previously implicated in disease risk in Han Chinese individuals.

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