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Promoting cancer genomics research in Africa: a roadmap

Cancer genomics research in Africa is crucial to understanding the genetic architecture of cancer and tailoring cancer diagnoses and therapies to African populations. Creating this research enterprise in Africa has to be purposeful with a roadmap that incorporates individual scientist-, international collaborator-, university or institution-, and scientific organization-level factors.

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Odedina, F.T., Rotimi, S. Promoting cancer genomics research in Africa: a roadmap. Nat Rev Cancer 21, 409–410 (2021).

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