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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – About one in eight Nigerian women with breast cancer has inherited a genetic variant in one of four genes that predisposes her to the disease, according to a new study, and identifying such high-risk women early might reduce mortality from the disease.

Breast cancer incidence has been increasing among Nigerian women, and their tumors are more commonly triple negative and fatal than in women in the US or Europe.

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Oct
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This webinar will provide an overview of how a pathology laboratory validated a 77-gene next-generation sequencing-based liquid biopsy assay.