ASCO: The Cancer Genome Atlas

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At the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology in Chicago this week, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Douglas Levine chaired a session on the clinical implications of findings from The Cancer Genome Atlas. He gave the oncologists an overview of TCGA and what kinds of tumor samples it solicits — primary, newly diagnosed, and untreated cancer samples, accompanied by germline DNA as a control.

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