NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Moores Cancer Center have developed a method of generating virtual cancer cells — colloquially called cancer avatars — based on patients' genomic profiles that can be used to identify drugs to potentially treat their cancers more effectively.

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