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NCI Press Releases and News Notes - 2014

news item icon NIH scientists map genetic changes that drive tumors in a common pediatric soft-tissue cancer

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(Posted: 1/23/2014) - Scientists have mapped the genetic changes that drive tumors in rhabdomyosarcoma, a pediatric soft-tissue cancer, and found that the disease is characterized by two distinct genotypes. The genetic alterations identified in this malignancy could be useful in developing targeted diagnostic tools and treatments for children with the disease.

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