A common genetic variation at 10p12.31 near AF10/MLLT10 influences meningioma risk

M. Simon, S.E. Dobbins, R.S. Houlston & Meningioma GWAS Group
Objective: Meningiomas are adult brain tumors originating from the meningeal coverings of the brain and spinal cord and account for ~30% of all primary brain tumors. A ~3-fold increased risk of meningioma is seen in the relatives of meningioma patients. The authors conducted a genome-wide[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]