23andMe Building Breast Cancer Genomics Network to Advance Consumer-based Research | GenomeWeb
23andMe announced earlier this month that it is creating an online resource to connect women affected by breast cancer in order to accelerate genomics research for the disease.
The international effort — 23andMe currently markets its personal genomics service in 51 countries — aims to recruit “the largest cohort of women whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer and to build an infrastructure based on genetics that will accelerate consumer-based research of the disease,” 23andMe said in a statement.

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