NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of Nature Genetics studies by independent research teams explored the genetic glitches characterizing cancers that affect the biliary tract or bile ducts of the liver.

In the first of the papers, a Johns Hopkins University- and Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center-led team used exome sequencing to profile matched tumor and normal samples from 32 individuals with a form of bile duct cancer known as intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

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