This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a research team from Washington University reports on the results of an analysis of data from The Cancer Genome Atlas Pan-Cancer project, identifying mutations in a range of genes across a number of different cancer types. The scientists looked at single-nucleotide mutations and small indels from 3,281 tumors across 12 tumor types, and found 127 significantly mutated genes involved in cellular processes with both established and emerging links to cancer.

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