AACR: Genomics and Pediatric Cancers | GenomeWeb

At the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Chicago this week, the AACR-ASCO Presidential Symposium focused on research into pediatric cancers. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's James Downing was on hand to talk about how researchers have been able to unravel these diseases using sequencing. There are marked differences in the kinds of cancers that occur between adults and children, Downing said, and genomics has helped researchers understand those differences, and the different treatments that go along with them.

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