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New genetic variants found to influence risk of most common skin cancer

August 19, 2016
With summer upon us many are hitting the beach or pool and taking in some rays. Of course we’re also slathering on sunscreen, since with sun exposure comes risk for...
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New Genetic Associations Found for Common Skin Cancer

July 18, 2016
Using data from 23andMe, researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found new genetic variants associated with one of the most common forms of skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma....
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This Year’s Top Ten Genetic Findings

December 27, 2013
Each year at this time 23andMe puts together a list of the most interesting genetic findings of 2013. We’re doing that again but with a twist. We want to include...
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SNPwatch: Four More DNA Variations Linked to Testicular Cancer

June 28, 2010
British researchers have identified four new genetic variants that may influence a male’s risk for testicular cancer.   These results, published recently in the journal Nature Genetics, along with variations...
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SNPwatch: One Variation, Many Cancers

January 20, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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