The ATM gene and ataxia telangiectasia.

  title={The ATM gene and ataxia telangiectasia.},
  author={Ariadni Mavrou and George T. Tsangaris and E. Santoro for the lap group Roma and Aggeliki Kolialexi},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  volume={28 1B},
Ataxia telangiectasia (AT) is a rare neurodegenerative, autosomal recessive disorder characterized by chromosome instability, radiosensitivity, immunodeficiency and a predisposition for cancer. Epidemiological studies have shown that AT heterozygotes have a predisposition for cancer, especially for breast cancer in women. The disease is caused by mutations… CONTINUE READING