Illumina is contributing more than 8,000 associations of somatic genetic alterations to the Clinical Interpretation of Variants in Cancer (CIViC) resource, an openly accessible database hosted by Washington University in St. Louis. The donation includes information linked to cancer therapies and cancer subtyping to help clinical researchers identify relevant information associated with tumor variants gathered from publications and drug labels. The 8,000 associations cover more than 3,500 unique variants extracted from close to 700 scientific publications.

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