Chromosome 7p11.2(EFFR) and 7q36.1(XRCC2) variants influence glioma risk

M. Simon, F.J. Hosking, S. Shete, D. Zelenika, Y. Marie, K. Gousias, H.E. Wichmann, K. Hemminki, M. Lathrop, M. Bondy, R.S. Houlston & M. Sanson
Objective: Gliomas are the commonest primary brain tumors and for many patients the disease is eventually lethal. Its cause is largely unknown. To identify genetic risk variants for glioma, we have analysed genome-wide association (GWA) study data on 4,147 glioma cases and 7,435 controls. Methods:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]