Cancer’s Genetic Secrets Revealed

An international consortium has published the results of a comprehensive study into the genome of cancer
An international consortium has published the results of a comprehensive study into the genome of cancer

Cancer is a hugely complicated disease, and understanding how it starts and how it can be treated requires an equally enormous effort from scientists. That effort is well underway with the Pan-Cancer Project, an international collaboration dedicated to analyzing thousands of whole cancer genomes. And now, the comprehensive results are being published in 23 separate papers, revealing new details about cancer’s causes and development, and how it can be classified, diagnosed and treated. read more