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How cancer genomics is transforming diagnosis and treatment

Illustration of rows of DNA sequence data

DNA sequencing allows oncologists to characterize tumours on the basis of genetic mutations. Credit: KTSDESIGN/SPL

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Nature 579, S10-S11 (2020)


This article is part of Nature Outlook: Cancer diagnosis, an editorially independent supplement produced with the financial support of third parties. About this content.


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