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Washington University School of Medicine

Key Genetic Error Found in Family of Blood Cancers

Caption: Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis used whole-genome sequencing to identify a critical mutation in some patients with myelodysplastic syndromes that appears to increase the likelihood they will develop acute myeloid leukemia.

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