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    News: Journal of Medical Genetics

    Study Links Rare Genetic Marker to Brain Cancer

    Friday, August 10th, 2012

    Glioma is the most common and lethal type of brain tumor, and now investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and three other cancer centers have identified a link between a rare genetic variant and the risk of developing glioma. The variant also appears to improve the odds of survival among glioma patients. Reid Thompson, M.D., William […]