NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – By examining mutations contained within a set of nearly 5,000 tumor samples encompassing 21 tumor types, Broad Institute researchers were able to find nearly all known cancer genes as well as 33 genes not previously linked to cancer, they reported in Nature yesterday.

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