New SNP Discovery Brings Decode Closer to Developing Multi-Gene Panel Test in Urinary Bladder Cancer | GenomeWeb

Originally published April 6.

By Turna Ray

Researchers from Decode Genetics and Radbound University Nijmegen Medical Center have discovered a SNP that both confers hereditary risk of urinary bladder cancer and is associated with somatic mutations linked to the growth of low-grade tumors. The discovery of this SNP "appears to bridge the divide" between germline and somatic mutations in UBC, according to the researchers.

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