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Predicting breast cancer – How IARC scientists read the map hidden in an individual’s blood [Video]

Predicting breast cancer – How IARC scientists read the map hidden in an individual’s blood

Dr Zdenko Herceg, Head of the Epigenomics and Mechanisms Branch at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), explains how he and his team identify biomarkers in women’s blood to accurately predict their risk of breast cancer.

Using machine learning and state of the art analytical tools developed at IARC, the researchers map the epigenome to predict the risk of breast cancer with high accuracy, in some cases up to 15 years before clinical diagnosis.

Learn more about IARC: https://www.iarc.who.int/

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Shannen Doherty Gives Update Amid Stage 4 Cancer Battle [Video]

Shannen Doherty is 'doing well' amid her ongoing battle with stage 4 cancer. The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum, who in February 2020 revealed she was battling stage 4 breast cancer, gave an update on her health during a recent conversation with Entertainment Tonight, Doherty taking a moment to reflect [...]