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An in silico, three-dimensional model of tumour evolution suggests that cell motility is a key factor in the initial growth of a tumour mass. The model also reveals the dynamics of mutation spread. See Letter p.261

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Figure 1: Motility helps to explain tumour dynamics.

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Komarova, N. A moving target. Nature 525, 198–199 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15210

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