Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) Study Finds Gene Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Published: Dec 12, 2007

PHOENIX, AZ, DECEMBER 11, 2007-Results from two genome-wide association studies have identified a genetic variant of the DAB2IP gene that is associated with the risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Research teams from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions made the discovery jointly.

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