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Review

Cancer genomics identifies determinants of tumor biology

Elaine R Mardis

Author Affiliations

The Genome Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA

Genome Biology 2010, 11:211  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-5-211

Published: 5 May 2010

Abstract

Unbiased sequencing and analysis of human tumors is revealing unsuspected somatic changes that, upon further study, are elucidating aspects of tumor biology and identifying new biomarkers.