NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – By unraveling the order in which mutations turn up in esophageal adenocarcinoma and the non-cancerous conditions that precede it, members of the International Cancer Genome Consortium have found recurrently mutated genes that may help in esophageal cancer prediction and early diagnosis.

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