NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international research team that included representatives from the St. Jude-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project presented findings from a genomic study of a childhood leukemia called hypodiploid acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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