Cancer Genome Variation in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Cancer (Impact Factor: 4.89). 05/2011; 117(10 Suppl):2262-7. DOI: 10.1002/cncr.26049
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This mini-review describes the rapid changes in genome technologies that are leading to comprehensive views of genetic alterations in cancer, and presents high-level thoughts on ways to accelerate translation into clinical medicine. Issues that are more relevant to children, adolescents, and young adult patients with cancer are highlighted.

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