Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in adolescents and young adults (AYA) is characterized by distinct presenting features and inferior prognosis compared with pediatric ALL. We performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) to comprehensively identify inherited genetic variants associated with susceptibility to AYA ALL.

Authors: V. Perez-Andreu, K.G. Roberts, H. Xu, C.Smith, H.Zhang, W.Yang, R. C. Harvey, D. Payne-Turner, M. Devidas, I.M. Cheng, W.L. Carroll, N.A. Heerema, A.J. Carroll, E.A. Raetz, J.M. Gastier-Foster, G. Marcucci, C.D. Bloomfield, K. Mrózek, J.Kohlschmidt, W. Stock, S. M. Kornblau, M. Konopleva, E. Paietta, J.M. Rowe, S. M. Luger, M.S. Tallman, M. Dean, E.G. Burchard, D.G. Torgerson, F.Yue, Y. Wang, C.H. Pui, S. Jeha, M.V. Relling, W.E. Evans, D.S. Gerhard, M.L. Loh, C.L. Willman, S.P. Hunger, C.G. Mullighan, J.J. Yang

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