NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Belgium's Walloon Region has earmarked about €1.6 million ($2.2 million) to a project aimed at exploring the role DNA hydroxymethylation may play in breast cancer, the Université Libre de Bruxelles announced today.

The aim of the CANDx project is to develop new diagnostic and therapeutic tools for aggressive breast cancer tumors. François Fuks, head of ULB's Laboratory of Cancer Epigenetics, is coordinating the project.

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