The DNA of 200,000 people – half of them with cancer and half without – was compared, revealing an individual’s inherited risk of the diseases.
British scientists, who led the research, believe it could lead to a DNA screening test within five years.
They also hope it will boost knowledge of how the cancers develop.
DNA test reveals 80 markers for inherited cancer risk
Source: Lab Test Blog
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