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Exploiting collateral damage

Some mutations in tumour cells play no part in causing cancer, but they generate cellular weak spots that may allow tumour cells to be selectively killed by drugs. See Article p.337

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Lehner, B., Park, S. Exploiting collateral damage. Nature 488, 284–285 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/488284a

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