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NEW YORK – A retrospective study published today in JAMA Oncology by the National Cancer Institute reported that 28 percent of osteosarcoma patients harbored a pathogenic or likely pathogenic genetic variant associated with cancer.

Researchers led by NCI investigator Lisa Mirabello said their findings suggest the need to refine preventive and early detection strategies for osteosarcoma patients and possibly the need for cascade genetic testing to assess risk in family members. 

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