Oncology

Oncology is the most advanced area in genomics right now. The field is setting the standard for other indications to follow and improve upon.

Gut Cells Turn Up in Lung Tumours

Tumours are notoriously mixed up; cells from one part often express different genes and adopt different sizes and shapes than cells from another part of that same tumour. This discovery was still a surprise, however.

Cancer Might Start the Same Way in Any Organ

Recent research demonstrated that mature cells in the stomach sometimes revert back to behaving like rapidly dividing stem cells. Now, the researchers have found that this process may be universal, no matter the organ.