Researchers from the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology and elsewhere present findings from a negative selection analysis of cancer genomes. With the help of exome sequence data for more than 7,500 tumors from 26 cancer types, the team searched for regions of the tumor genome that are relatively impervious to mutation.

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