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Cancer Genome Atlas Project

The joint project between the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute, announced yesterday at a press conference, is “the first attempt to leverage the mapping of the genome.” The goal of the three-year pilot program is “to speed up effective target treatments for cancer.”
Read the Washington Post’s article about the project here and the AP report here.

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