NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Papers by three independent teams reporting in Nature Genetics describe genetic alterations that occur in bladder cancer tumors.

In one of the studies, a Chinese-led team used a combination of whole-genome, whole-exome, and transcriptome sequencing to characterize samples from individuals with a bladder cancer called transitional cell carcinoma, also known as urothelial carcinoma.

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