New Discoveries for Cancer Risk

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Wednesday October 9, 2013

New Discoveries for Cancer Risk

Researchers Worldwide Take Part

in one of History’s Largest Scientific Consortia

Hundreds of researchers from North America, Europe, Australia and Asia have joined together in a consortium to identify the genetic basis of the five most common forms of cancer – breast, prostate, lung, ovarian and colorectal. The group, called the OncoArray Consortium, developed a new customized genotyping tool – the OncoArray – manufactured by the U.S. genomics firm Illumina, Inc.   

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