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Cancer genome 'cracked' by British scientists

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The genetic blueprint for the two most common forms of cancer, lung and skin, have been decoded by British scientists.

They say the research could lead to new diagnostic techniques and treatments for the conditions in the future.

Fergus Walsh reports.

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