Researchers from the British Columbia Cancer Agency, the University of British Columbia, and elsewhere uncovered an abundance of known and novel microRNAs in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma through sequencing fresh or formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded samples. As they report in Genome Biology, the set included half a dozen miRNAs that appeared to show significant ties to patient outcomes.

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