Original Publication Date: 15 March, 2016
Publication / Source: Future Science OA
Authors: Seth K Rummel & Rachel E Ellsworth
Since the first link between blood type and cancer was described in 1953, numerous studies have sought to determine whether the histoblood ABO group is associated with tumorigenesis. In 2009, the first significant association between a SNP located within the ABO glycosyltransferase gene and increased risk of pancreatic cancer was reported.