Contact: Caroline Arbanas
Washington University School of Medicine
Caption: By analyzing the DNA in more than 3,000 tumors, scientists led by Li Ding, PhD, at The Genome Institute have identified 127 repeatedly mutated genes that likely drive the growth of a range of cancers in the body. The discovery sets the stage for devising new diagnostic tools and more personalized cancer treatments aimed at the unique genetic changes found in individual tumors.
Credit: Robert Boston, Washington University in St. Louis
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