WASHINGTON (GenomeWeb) – At the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting on Monday, researchers gathered to hear presentations on the power of pan-cancer genomics studies.

Though much of cancer research can be said to take a narrow view of each disease or tumor type by itself — or even focusing on one individual patient at a time — the pan-cancer analyses showed the benefits of zooming out and taking a wide view of cancer as a whole.

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Nov
02
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will discuss the benefits of using unique molecular indices to overcome some challenges associated with next-generation sequencing panels.

Dec
05
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This webinar will discuss a molecular barcode-based error correction method that enables combined mutation detection and DNA copy number profiling through circulating tumor DNA sequencing.