Contact: Summer Freeman
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Caption: A study led by Jun J. Yang, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital finds an inherited gene variation -- more common among Hispanic Americans -- is tied to increased risk of developing a high-risk form of pediatric leukemia.
Credit: St. Jude Biomedical Communications
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