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This "map" could change the way we treat cancer

Researchers plan to use it to develop new drugs.
A breast cancer cell, photographed by a scanning electron microscope.
a breast cancer cell

A breast cancer cell, photographed by a scanning electron microscope.

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There are countless ways for a person to develop , and this tangle of biological routes leading to illness can make it more difficult for researchers to develop treatments and cures. Scientists have already done a lot of work on sequencing the genes of

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