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Dr. Brian Leyland-Jones talks Wednesday about moving his team to the Avera Health network from Sanford Health at Avera Prairie Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Argus Leader, Emily Spartz)

Top cancer researcher moves from Sanford to Avera

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A researcher that Dakotas-based Sanford Health hired to be the point man in an effort to find a cure for breast cancer has moved to the competing Avera Health network.


Brian Leyland-Jones and 10 of his Sanford colleagues moved to Avera on Jan. 2, saying Avera is a better fit for the team, Leyland-Jones told the Argus Leader.

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