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A group of diseases that start when the signals that control how much and how often cells divide stop working properly. This causes cells to grow and multiply too much, and eventually to invade other tissues.

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Podcast Review: Ingenious 26 July 2021 Review
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Genome-wide evidence of the importance of unusual DNA structures 5 July 2021 News
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UK government to develop global standards and policies to share genomic data 24 May 2021 News
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Tumour cells alter 3D structure of DNA to boost activity of oncogenes 17 May 2021 News
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Sensing changes in DNA structure implicated in disease 10 May 2021 News
Failure in sperm growth is linked to testicular cancer 4 May 2021 News
New algorithm developed to improve personalised cancer therapy 4 May 2021 News
New sequencing method for studying genetic changes in any human tissue 4 May 2021 News
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