By Andrea Anderson

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) – Along with the sorts of mutations and structural alterations researchers typically look for in cancer genomes, whole-genome sequence data has the potential for uncovering cancer-related shifts in telomere maintenance, attendees heard during a session on pediatric cancer genomics at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting here yesterday.

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