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First Pass at Cancer Genome Reveals Complex Landscape

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Science  08 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5792, pp. 1370
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5792.1370

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As reported online this week in Science (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1133427), researchers examining the genomes of breast and colorectal cancer cells for mutations in more than half of all known human genes have uncovered a much larger and richer set of cancer genes than expected. (Read more.)