International Journal of Cancer Management

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A New Mutation in WT1 Gene Associated with Wilms Tumor with Reduced Penetrance in an Iranian Family

Majid Fardaei 1 , Seyed Mohammad Bagher Tabei 1 , Soudeh Ghafouri-Fard 2 , * and Mohammad Miryounesi 3 , **
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1 Department of Medical Genetics, Shiraz University of Medical sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Department of Medical Genetics, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Genomic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • International Journal of Cancer Management: August 2017, 10 (8); e7500
  • Published Online: August 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 11, 2016
  • Revised: July 16, 2016
  • Accepted: July 25, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijcm.7500

To Cite: Fardaei M, Bagher Tabei S M, Ghafouri-Fard S, Miryounesi M. A New Mutation in WT1 Gene Associated with Wilms Tumor with Reduced Penetrance in an Iranian Family, Int J Cancer Manag. 2017 ; 10(8):e7500. doi: 10.5812/ijcm.7500.

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