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Childhood cancer genomes now available for study
Los Angeles Times

Noting that “children are not just small adults,” researchers at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Washington University have released the complete genomes of 260 St. Jude pediatric cancer patients — as well as the genomes of their tumors — for scientific study.

In a statement released Tuesday, the researchers said that the data “more than doubles the volume of … whole genome data from all human genome sources combined.”