Dana-Farber study of multiple myeloma uncovers genetic diversity within tumors
- Posted: January 14, 2014
The most comprehensive genetic study to date of the blood cancer multiple myeloma has revealed that the genetic landscape of the disease may be more complicated than previously thought.
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