NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Results from a phenome-wide association study (PheWAS) suggest polygenic risk scores (PRS) made up of cancer-associated variants are significantly associated with prior cancer diagnoses for at least half a dozen cancer types.
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In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.