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Correction: Publisher correction: Functional characterization of a multi-cancer risk locus on chr5p15.33 reveals regulation of TERT by ZNF148

The Original Article was published on 27 April 2017

Nature Communications 8: Article number: 15034 (2017); Published: 27 May 2017; Updated: 5 March 2018

The original version of this Article contained an error in the spelling of two members of the GenoMEL Consortium, Joan Anton Puig-Butille and Pol Gimenez-Xavier, which were incorrectly given as Joan-Anton Puig Butille and Pol Gimenez Xavier respectively. Furthermore, the PDF version of the Article also contained an error in the publication date, which was incorrectly given as 2nd May 2017. These errors have now been corrected in both the PDF and HTML versions of the Article.

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Fang, J., Jia, J., Makowski, M. et al. Correction: Publisher correction: Functional characterization of a multi-cancer risk locus on chr5p15.33 reveals regulation of TERT by ZNF148. Nat Commun 9, 16159 (2018).

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