Researchers link gene mutation to patients' odds of beating breast cancer
A mammotome breast biopsy is performed on a patient in Paris on March 8, 2006 [AFP]

Gene mutation affects breast cancer survival chance (via AFP)

Women with a specific gene mutation have a higher risk of dying from a type of breast cancer, said a study Tuesday that raised prospects of targeted drugs. Previous research had shown that the chances of surviving breast cancer after treatment were…

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