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In this week's Science, a multi-institute team reports data showing minimal heterogeneity of genes driving metastases within an individual cancer patient, indicating that single biopsies can provide most of the information needed to inform treatment decisions. The researchers studied sequencing data for 76 untreated metastases from 20 patients, and inferred cancer phylogenies for breast, colorectal, endometrial, gastric, lung, melanoma, pancreatic, and prostate cancers.

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