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New research seeks genetic clues to bone cancer

A University of Minnesota team is embarking on new research to identify the genes behind osteosarcoma, the most common type of bone cancer, and one that commonly affects children.

SPH assistant professor Tracy Bergemann is partnering with Logan Spector and other colleagues in the Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics. The researchers are in the planning stages of a three-year nationwide study of some 500 nuclear families with children afflicted with osteosarcoma.

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