By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mayo Clinic has launched a project that will use genome and tumor sequencing and mouse models to help develop and tailor breast cancer treatment and to discover why some tumors do not respond to therapy, Mayo said today.

Researchers in the Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy Study, or the Beauty Project, will sequence the genomes of breast cancer patients before they are treated and the genomes from their cancer tumors both before and after treatment.

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