Genetic Epidemiology of Retinoblastoma

  • C. Bonaïti-Pellié
  • F. Clerget-Darpoux
  • M.-C. Babron
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Abstract

The retinoblastoma story provides a very good example of a case where mechanisms assessed by genetic epidemiology were confirmed several years later by molecular genetics. There are still some questions raised by the analysis of family data which remain unsolved and for which molecular genetic approaches will probably provide the expected answers.

Keywords

Recombination Retina Germinal Osteosarcoma Retinoblastoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Bonaïti-Pellié
    • 1
  • F. Clerget-Darpoux
    • 1
  • M.-C. Babron
    • 1
  1. 1.Unité de recherches d’épidémiologie génétique (U. 155 INSERM)Château du LongchampParisFrance

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