Therapy-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis in Patients with Non-hematologic Cancers Is Common and Associated with Adverse Clinical Outcomes

Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell Coombs et al. examined a large cohort of solid tumor patients who underwent deep-coverage, paired tumor/blood sequencing and demonstrated that clonal hematopoiesis is common and associated with increasing age, tobacco use, and prior radiation therapy and that it predicts an increased risk of hematologic cancers and shorter survival.

from Cell Stem Cell http://ift.tt/2vSoUZZ
via Bhaskar Chanda UHN

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