Variations in chromosomes 9 and 6p21.3 with risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 20, Issue 1, p.42-9 (2011)

Keywords:

2011, Adult, Aged, Case-Control Studies, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 6, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 9, Female, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genetics, Population, Genotype, Haplotypes, Humans, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin, Male, Middle Aged, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Public Health Sciences Division, Young Adult

Abstract:

There is growing evidence linking genetic variations to non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) etiology. To complement ongoing agnostic approaches for identifying susceptibility genes, we evaluated 488 candidate gene regions and their relation to risk for NHL and NHL subtypes.