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Shedding light on skin cancer

Pigmentation traits are known risk factors for skin cancer. Now, three new studies provide insights into the genetic factors underlying these effects, and the results reveal a surprisingly complex picture of the relationship between pigmentation traits and disease risk.

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Pharoah, P. Shedding light on skin cancer. Nat Genet 40, 817–818 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/ng0708-817

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