Breast cancer study: Towards personalized treatment

Posted by on May 2, 2016 3:14 pm
Categories: health

The largest-ever study to sequence the whole genomes of breast cancers has uncovered five new genes associated with the disease and 13 new mutational signatures that influence tumor development. Two new studies pinpoint where genetic variations in breast cancers occur. The findings provide insights into the causes of breast tumors and demonstrate that breast-cancer genomes are highly individual.

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