A newly identified genetic variation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer

Published 2007-12-12 00:00. Updated 2013-11-26 10:29

Professor Henrik Grönbergs research group has shown that single-nucleotide polymorphism in a known tumor suppressor gene may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer in patients of both African and European descent.

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Two genome-wide association studies of aggressive prostate cancer implicate putative prostate tumor suppressor gene (DAB2IP)

J Natl Cancer Inst (2007) 99:1-9

Online 11 december 2007 doi: 10.1093/jnci/djm250