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Born to be bad’ or ‘born to be benign’ — testing cells for esophageal cancer risk

Genetically analysing lesions in the food pipe could provide an early and accurate test for oesophageal cancer, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam and Arizona State University. The study, published inNature Communications, shows that some cells that are ‘born to be bad’ could be identified early on, preventing the need for repeated endoscopies.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/qmuo-tb081716.php

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