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In a recent study, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have been able to identify two characteristic patterns of DNA damage caused by ionizing radiation in human cancers. These characteristic patterns may now enable doctors to identify which tumors have been caused by radiation.
The scientific article, "Mutational Signatures of Ionizing Radiation in Second Malignancies," is available on the Nature Communications website.
Read more on the University College London News web page.