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Targeting fusions for improved outcomes in oncology treatment.

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Summary of "Targeting fusions for improved outcomes in oncology treatment."

Fusions are increasingly pursued as oncology therapeutic targets. The current study evaluated differences in outcomes for fusion versus nonfusion targets.

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Name: Cancer
ISSN: 1097-0142
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