TITLE

Stopping cancer before it starts

PUB. DATE
May 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/24/93, Vol. 114 Issue 20, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gives details on a new test developed at the Pacific Northwest Research Foundation and the University of Washington at Seattle that could identify people who should be turning to foods that are thought to halt the evolution of breast cancer. Research reported in the journal `Cancer'; Use of test.
ACCESSION #
9305180050

 

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