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University of Cancer Research Scientists Discover Gene Linked to Breast and Ovarian Cancer



12/17/2012 7:51:40 AM

A team of researchers led by the Institute of Cancer Research, London, have found that rare mutations in a gene called PPM1D are linked to an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The mutations are not inherited, and the discovery potentially reveals a new mechanism of cancer development.

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