Some 10,000 children to 12,000 children in the US are diagnosed each year with cancer, and a portion of these kids have genetic mutations that place them at risk of developing tumors, the Wall Street Journal reports. It adds that new cancer predisposition clinics are opening to facilitate the management of hereditary pediatric cancer cases.

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