Genetic profiling for breast cancer

Study author Dr Paul Pharoah, from the University of Cambridge, said: “We are a few years away from a new and powerful range of genetic tests for breast cancer. We believe genetic testing has the potential to enable doctors to identify a woman at an increased risk of breast cancer who would benefit from mammography at an early age or woman who may benefit from regular MRI scanning as well. This approach would also identify a 55 year old woman with a low chance of breast cancer who possibly wouldn’t need such regular checks.”

more: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/112895.php

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