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Mapping mutations that drive tumours in childhood cancer survivors

06:00 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | ecancermedicalscience

Neuroscientists have uncovered the genetic basis for why many long-term survivors of childhood cancer develop meningiomas, the most common adult brain tumour, decades after their treatment with cranial radiation. The findings, published online today in...

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