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  • Behind the Study: Dendritic Cell Sarcoma & Rapid Research Autopsy
    Researchers from the Ohio State University describe their paper published by Oncotarget in 2019 titled, “Genomic characterization of metastatic ultra-hypermutated interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma through rapid research autopsy.”
  • Behind the Study: Predictive miRNA Signature and Breast Cancer
    Researchers from the University of Vermont discuss their study published by Oncotarget in 2017 titled, “Development of a predictive miRNA signature for breast cancer risk among high-risk women.”

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