By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mutation patterns in 50 breast cancer genomes are offering new insights into the genetic complexity of the disease, Washington University oncologist Matthew Ellis reported at the American Association for Cancer research annual meeting in Orlando this weekend.

"Cancer genomes are extraordinarily complicated," Ellis said in a statement, adding the result of his and his colleagues research "explains our difficulty in predicting outcomes and finding new treatments."

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