The Asia Cancer Research Group and BGI plan to collaborate on a project to genomically characterize lung and liver tumors, BGI said last week. The project is part of ACRG's larger goal of creating a freely accessible data source on cancers that are prevalent in Asia in the hopes of guiding drug development. Lung and liver cancer are two of the most prevalent cancers in Asia.

BGI will provide next-gen sequencing services and bioinformatics analysis and the ACRG will provide the tumor samples.

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