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Aug 30, 2018

What's new at Mayo Clinic: August 2018

By Tony Hart, Champion Specialist, @TonyHart87

The latest news from Mayo Clinic for the month of August.

Featured news

3D image of BRCA2 Breast Cancer susceptibility gene 2 tumor suppressor bound to DSS1

“Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that cannot be treated using targeted therapies… It is also associated with a high risk of recurrence and a poor five-year survival rate. Our findings provide the basis for better risk management.”

–Fergus Couch, Ph.D., a geneticist at Mayo Clinic

Read more about how the Mayo-led research team identifies genes that increase risk for triple-negative breast cancer.

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