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Genes linked to rare cancer affecting children and young adults uncovered

Scientists have uncovered a host of genes linked to a rare type of cancer that disproportionately affects children and young adults. Sarcomas can develop in a range of tissues including muscle, bone, tendons and blood vessels. While they occur across all age groups, they make up 15% of all childhood cancers and more than 10% of cancers in those aged between 15 and 24.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/aug/04/genes-linked-to-rare-cancer-affecting-children-and-young-adults-uncovered

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