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Whole-genome sequencing

Enhancing childhood cancer targetability

Overall survival for children with rare, relapsed, metastatic and/or refractory cancers has remained unacceptably low over the past four decades. A new precision oncology study introduces an integrative germline and somatic sequencing approach that could breach this impasse to advance cures for children with cancer.

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Fig. 1: Integrative germline and somatic sequencing and data analysis expands the repertoire of clinically actionable targets in pediatric cancer.


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Naqvi, A.S., Rokita, J.L. Enhancing childhood cancer targetability. Nat Cancer 4, 153–155 (2023).

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