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Fusion driven JMML: a novel CCDC88C–FLT3 fusion responsive to sorafenib identified by RNA sequencing

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We thank the family for their willingness to share their story. This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute grant 1U54CA196519 (M.L.L., E.S.); National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant K08HL135434 (E.S.); Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Center of Excellence (M.L.L., E.S.) and the Frank A. Campini Foundation (M.L.L. and E.S.). C.S. is the Damon Runyon-Richard Lumsden Foundation Clinical Investigator supported (in part) by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (CI-99-18).

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A.K.C. and J.A.M. performed the ddPCR and Ba/F3 experiments and analyzed the data; A.G.L. and J.V.Z. analyzed the data; A.K.K., B.S.B., E.A.S., C.C.S., C.C.D., T.T., A.H. all advised on design of the experiments; A.K.C. and E.S. wrote the manuscript; J.A.M., A.G.L., J.V.Z., A.K.K., C.G., B.S.B, E.A.S., C.C.S., C.C.D., M.L.L., T.T., A.H. edited the manuscript; E.S. supervised the experiments; and all authors reviewed the literature, contributed to specific sections, and reviewed the final version of the manuscript.

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C.S. received research funding from FujiFilm and Astellas Pharma. A.K.C. received an honoraria from Bio-Rad for speaking at a symposium. No other authors declare conflicts of interest.

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Chao, A.K., Meyer, J.A., Lee, A.G. et al. Fusion driven JMML: a novel CCDC88C–FLT3 fusion responsive to sorafenib identified by RNA sequencing. Leukemia 34, 662–666 (2020).

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