Cancer Gateway

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  • Circulating tumor cells

    Johann de Bono and colleagues on the frontiers of cancer monitoring with ciculating tumor cells

    Genome Biology 2014, 15:448
  • Single cell genomics

    Nick Navin reviews new techniques and strategies to study cancer at the single cell level

    Genome Biology 2014, 15:452
  • Image attributed to: Part of Fig 1, showing methylation patterns of cancer genomes

    Pan-cancer patterns of DNA methylation

    Christoph Plass and colleagues review advances in methylome profiling across cancer types, and discuss how the detection of different methylation subgroups can inform our understanding of cancer development as well as clinical management.

    Genome Medicine 2014, 6:66
  • Cell-free DNA

    Bardelli and Siravegna on the liquid biopsies: how DNA circulating in the blood is used as a diagnostic tool in cancer

    Genome Biology 2014, 15:449
  • X chromosome sequencing

    A new approach using deep sequencing of X chromosome allows the study of cancer progression in colorectal cancer

    Genome Biology 2014, 15:437


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