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Women's Health

Cervical Smear Tests Could Be Used One Day to Detect Early Breast Cancer

2022 14 Feb

Cervical smear tests one day could be used to detect early breast and ovarian cancer. A European research team recently published in Nature Communications an epigenetic signature for breast and ovarian cancer that can be easily assayed in cervical smear samples.   DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism to control gene expression. Greater methylation... Read more