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Genetic test gets approval

United States gives thumbs up to breast cancer prognostic.

Genetic tests can tell which breast cancer patients are unlikely to suffer a recurrance, saving them the discomfort of chemotherapy. Credit: Corbis


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Ledford, H. Genetic test gets approval. Nature (2007).

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