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Inherited Variants Of Three Genes Affect Breast Cancer Treatment Response And Outcome

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March 27, 2001
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Duke University Medical Center
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In findings that support potential tailored therapy for patients with cancer and possibly other diseases, Duke University Medical Center researchers and colleagues report finding that inherited variants in three genes are associated with response to high-dose chemotherapy and overall survival in advanced breast cancer.

NEW ORLEANS – In findings that support potential tailored therapy for patients with cancer and possibly other diseases, Duke University Medical Center researchers and colleagues report finding that inherited variants in three genes are associated with response to high-dose chemotherapy and overall survival in advanced breast cancer.


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