By Julia Karow

In a proof-of-principle study, researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., have shown that even limited DNA sequencing can uncover important mutations that drive relapse in acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients and provide clues for more effective treatments. More comprehensive genome sequencing, they say, might deliver additional clinically relevant results.

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