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New study sheds light on breast cancer

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A new study could change the way women are treated for breast cancer.

British researchers have reclassified breast cancer into ten different categories. It's based on the genetic makeup of a tumor. This means scientists can now pinpoint the specific gene causing the cancer. It also allows for more individual treatment options. 

 

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