Fifty-One Genes Predict Breast Cancer Survival, University of Gothenburg Study

Published: Jun 15, 2009

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Medical News Today -- It may be possible in the future to use a specimen from the tumour to determine which patients with breast cancer have a good chance of overcoming the disease, and which patients should be given more intensive treatments. Fifty-one genes may together provide information about the prognosis for an individual patient. These are the conclusions of a thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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