New Study Reshapes Understanding Of Breast Cancer


By Robin Wulffson MD for

Breast cancer kills 35,000 women in the US each year. A new study is likely to reshape the scientific understanding of breast cancer. A team of researchers have identified four genetically distinct types of breast cancer; furthermore, they have unearthed genetic characteristics within the four types that are the basis of many cancers.

They published their findings online on September 23 in the journal Nature.

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