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Pioneering cancer gene testing announced

21st May 2013

Cancer patients to be tested for 100 risk genes in pioneering programme to start in London.

The treatment will look for the type of genes that led to Angelina Jolie having a double mastectomy. The results will be used to target drugs or how much tissue to remove from around a tumour.

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Article Information

Title: Pioneering cancer gene testing announced
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 24172
Date Added: 21st May 2013


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