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DNA sequencing could open up new drug indications for patients with rare cancers

20:00 EDT 6 Sep 2017 | AAAS

(European Society for Medical Oncology) Thanks to DNA sequencing, patients with rare cancers for which no standard treatment is available could receive existing therapies that work in patients treated for different cancers, but who carry the same genetic mutations.

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