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Twin study confirms childhood leukaemia starts in the womb

By studying rare cases of identical twins with leukaemia, scientists have shed new light on the origins of the most common type of childhood cancer – confirming it originates in the womb but that events after birth determine whether or not clinical leukaemia develops.


Read more: https://www.icr.ac.uk/news-archive/twin-study-confirms-childhood-leukaemia-starts-in-the-womb-and-could-help-guide-screening-when-only-one-twin-is-affected

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