This story was originally published July 22.

Cancer Research UK has selected Illumina as a preferred service provider for whole-genome sequencing of cancer genomes as part of its contribution to the International Cancer Genome Consortium.

Illumina's sequencing services will first be applied toward prostate and esophageal cancers and will include whole-genome sequencing on the HiSeq 2000 of up to 1,500 samples over the next three years on both tumor and normal genomes.

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