JNCI Cancer Spectrum
Published January 23, 2019 12:00 ET (News release from the University of British Columbia)
A new test for pediatric tumour analysis may one day guide personalized treatments for children with cancer. Researchers analyzed 28 childhood tumour samples from nine cancer types. The test found more mutations per sample compared with tests used to analyze adult cancers, and it better identified weaknesses that can potentially be targeted with drugs.

Corresponding authors: Chris Maxwell, University of British Columbia – cmaxwell@bcchr.ubc.ca; Philipp Lange, BC Children’s Hospital – philipp.lange@ubc.ca