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A cancer that strikes small children is traced to the embryo

Colour enhanced scanning electron micrograph of Wilms' tumour.

Cells of Wilms tumour (artificially coloured), a cancer that often arises from expansive patches of tissue harbouring telltale DNA changes. Credit: National Cancer Institute/SPL

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Nature 576, 185 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-03779-8

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