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Washington University School of Medicine

Timothy Graubert, M.D. and Matthew Walter, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine

Caption: By mapping the evolution of cancer cells in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes who later died of leukemia, Washington University scientists Timothy Graubert, M.D., (left) and Matthew Walter, M.D., have found clues to suggest that targeted cancer drugs should be aimed at mutations that develop early in the disease.

Credit: Michael Purdy, Washington University

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