Clearer Risk

A new genetic risk test for breast cancer is being rolled out in the UK, the Guardian reports.

The test examines 18 SNPs that influence breast cancer disease risk, and it is to first be available to women with a family history of disease who are undergoing testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, it adds.

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