Are short telomeres hallmarks of cancer recurrence?

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Abstract

Exposure to radiation and some chemotherapeutic agents is associated with an increased risk of developing second cancers. Short telomeres are almost universally associated with malignant cancer progression. An unanswered question is whether inherited short telomeres or therapy-related telomere shortening is a biomarker of the development of second malignant neoplasms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)779-781
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Cancer Research
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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