Pleiotropy of Cancer Susceptibility Variants on the Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: The PAGE Consortium.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

PloS one, Volume 9, Issue 3, p.e89791 (2014)

Keywords:

2014, Center-Authored Paper, March 2014, Public Health Sciences Division, Scientific Imaging Core Facility, Specimen Processing Core Facility

Abstract:

Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is higher among individuals with a family history or a prior diagnosis of other cancers. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have suggested that some genetic susceptibility variants are associated with multiple complex traits (pleiotropy).