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Gene mutations linked to worse leukemia outcomes in Hispanic and Latino children

A combination of genetic mutations may explain the higher incidence of and poorer outcomes from pediatric leukemia in Hispanic and Latino children, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They said a novel therapeutic drug combination – as well as testing for these mutations – may help address the disparity.


Read more: https://news.psu.edu/story/645804/2021/02/02/research/gene-mutations-linked-worse-leukemia-outcomes-hispanic-and-latino