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Can Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer Risk? Imperial College London Study



5/2/2012 7:41:04 AM

A blood test that can detect breast cancer decades before the disease develops could be available in five years, scientists have announced. The test could help doctors to identify women at high risk of the disease allowing them to take preventive medicines and switch to healthier lifestyles. Researchers have identified a 'genetic switch', carried by one in five women, that doubles their risk of developing breast cancer.

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