This article has been updated with a comment from one of the study authors and additional information on TCGA data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online yesterday in Nature, members of the Cancer Genome Atlas presented a multi-faceted genetic analysis of breast cancer, characterizing four main subtypes of the disease and uncovering shared molecular features between one of these subtypes and tumors from another part of the body.

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