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New breast cancer research


New breast cancer research reveals there are similar gene patterns in young women with the condition. Researchers examined the genetic makeup of breast tumors in over three thousand women of all ages.

Their study found that cancers in women under 40 contain aggressive tumors that often return after treatment.

Experts are hopeful these findings will help lead to customized treatments for young women.

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