Mayo Researchers Use Whole-Genome Sequencing, Mouse 'Avatars' to Study Breast Cancer Resistance | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated to clarify the BEAUTY project design and with additional comments from Matthew Goetz.

In a novel study involving whole-genome sequencing and "avatar" mice, researchers at the Mayo Clinic are attempting to personalize neoadjuvant chemotherapy treatment for high-risk, early-stage breast cancer patients and discover ways in which new treatments can tackle disease metastases and resistance.

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