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Scientists pinpoint gene to blame for poorer survival rate in early-onset breast cancer patients

12/19/2017

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The Southampton study - one of the largest ever undertaken into the link between genes and breast cancer survival in women aged 40 or under at diagnosis - looked at which factors might contribute to the poorer survival rate in younger women.